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No thanks, Ford says to 9-speed offered by GM

Ford has elected not to use GM's nine-speed transmission out of the box, opting instead for two new eight-speed transmissions on vehicles such as the Ford Edge, Ford Transit Connect and Lincoln Nautilus.

New Ford 3-cylinder engine can run on just 2 cylinders

David Filipe, vice president of Ford's powertrain engineering, confirmed that Ford's new 1.5-liter three-cylinder with cylinder deactivation will be offered in the U.S.


Create auto career paths for women, managers say

Automotive manufacturers are staffing up for a new wave of innovators to drive technological change, and many realize that they need a more diverse pool of talent -- especially women -- to get the job done.

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