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automatic transmission

a transmission system in a motor vehicle, usually incorporating a fluid clutch, in which the gears change automatically
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Five years ago, when Chrysler Group announced that it would build the nine-speed automatic transmission in Indiana, it was a huge vote of confidence in the skills, knowledge and expertise of our local workforce, especially because ITPI would be the first plant ever to build the nine-speed," said Harlow.
will further increase its six-speed automatic transmission annual production capacity beyond the previously planned 400,000 units, announced in February 2011 and targeted for the end of 2012, to 520,000 units by the summer of 2013.
By switching the source of automatic transmission supply in Malaysia to local production from imports from Japan, the automaker aims to lower transport costs and risk of foreign exchange fluctuations for its vehicle production in the country.
Initially, workers in Hungary co-produced Allison Torqmatic(R) and 3000 Series fully automatic transmissions, which are widely used in city buses, and in construction, distribution, pickup and delivery, fire and emergency, terminal tractor, shuttle, utility, refuse, wheeled military and other applications.
6-liter overhead cam V-8 coupled to a smooth 4-speed electronically controlled automatic transmission.
In this research, Frost & Sullivan's expert analysts thoroughly examine the following technologies: manual, semi-automatic, and automatic transmission (AT).
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RAY: The lock-up torque converter solved that problem by, essentially, allowing an automatic transmission to "lock'' into gear (automatically) at higher speeds, like a manual transmission would -- and then unlock when you slow down and need a traditional automatic transmission again.
An eight-speed paddle-shift automatic transmission will be offered in the Chevrolet Corvette Stingray for 2015, enhancing the performance and efficiency of the 2014 North American Car of the Year.
Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (Mitsubishi) (TYO: 7211), a Japan-based automaker, is planning to double its Chinese production capacity for automatic transmissions by 2014, according to The Nikkei.
their joint venture formed in Tokyo under the alliance to sell Aisin and GM automatic transmissions to Japanese commercial vehicle makers such as Isuzu Motors Ltd.
Wagner noted that following the launch of the new-generation ZF 6-speed automatic transmissions in 2001, the 5-speed unit had been more or less phased out by 2005.

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