Dual-clutch transmissions

VW boosts dual-clutch output in China

Nov. 15, 2014 06:01 CET

VW has boosted production of its dual-clutch transmission at a second plant in China. The plant, in the northern city of Tianjin, will build up to 450,000 units of VW's so-called DSG gearbox annually, with output rising to 1.2 million units by 2016, VW said....
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BLOG: Why the stick shift's days may be numbered

9:00 am U.S. ET | Oct. 28, 2014

Two cars I have test driven recently finally convinced me the good old-fashioned manual transmission will soon be dead....
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2015 Corvette will get 29 mpg highway, GM says

8:00 am U.S. ET | Aug. 20, 2014

An 8-speed automatic transmission debuting in the 2015 Chevrolet Corvette boosts fuel economy by 3.5 percent over the six-speed it replaces and gives the General Motors long-running sports car an EPA highway rating of 29 mpg, its highest rating ever....
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