Dual-clutch transmissions

RICHARD TRUETT

BLOG: Ford gets the PowerShift dual clutch transmission right, but is it too late?

11:00 am U.S. ET | Jan. 5, 2016

Like it or not, there is going to be more than one flavor of automatic transmission in some of America’s favorite cars....
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MISSED SHIFT

Once-promising dual-clutch transmissions lose favor in U.S.

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 7, 2015

Not so long ago, dual clutch transmissions - with their superior fuel economy and lightning-quick gear shifts - were widely viewed as the Next Big Thing. Not anymore. Automakers are cutting back on use of them....
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Ford owner sues despite Ford transmission fixes

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 7, 2015

Ford has done numerous fixes to its PowerShift dual clutch transmission, but one Focus owner suing the company isn't satisfied....
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RICHARD TRUETT

BLOG: The tricky world, with haves and have-nots, of CVTs

12:45 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 15, 2015

The 2016 Honda HR-V and the 2016 Nissan Maxima demonstrate all you need to know about the potential and pitfalls of the continuously variable transmission....
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