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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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The 3.7-litre V6 petrol engine with automatic transmission generates 210bhp and 265lb/ft of pulling power.
Americans began making the shift to automatic transmissions almost 60 years ago, when Oldsmobile introduced the Hydra-matic Drive.
Table 1 - basic format of automatic transmission rotational test machine
A peppy 2.0-liter engine provides good power over a wide range via a four-speed automatic transmission. A full-time all-wheel-drive system normally sends power to the front wheels, but diverts energy instantly to the rear if any slipping is detected.
MUSCAT: Dhofar Automotive is introducing the new 2012 Chrysler 300C at the Muscat Festival that features a state of the art eight speed automatic transmission on the V6 variant.
New Delhi, May 15 -- Suzuki Motor Corp is recalling 10,000 units of its automatic transmission version of its 'Alto' city cars in Europe.
Costing pounds 19,330 in Sport Guise and pounds 20,030 in the more lavishly-equipped Design, the automatic transmission option will only be available with Vauxhall's 1.8-litre engine.
A specially engineered continuously variable transmission that deploys two sets of planetary gears is used in place of the automatic transmission. The hybrid system is installed right in an unmodified Camry unibody.
said Friday it will freshly invest $40 million to begin producing automatic transmission parts at a group firm's factory in Tennessee from mid-2007.
Nissan's flagship 4x4 gains a potent 3.0-litre direct injection engine and sophisticated new automatic transmission which, combined with Nissan's 4WD engineering excellence, provide effortless performance in any terrain.
A computer-controlled five-speed automatic transmission is coupled to a road-gobbling V-8 engine.
Extended aging studies in both engine oil and automatic transmission fluid will be used to demonstrate the merits of AEM polymers over the long term for powertrain gaskets.

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