Hyundai developing new 10-speed automatic transmission

Hyundai Developing NEW 10-Speed Automatic Transmission Meeting increasingly demanding CAFE requirements while still maintaining the kind of overall drivability that consumers insist upon has become a key challenge for all automakers. In addition to decreasing the displacement and number of cylinders in their engines, more and more have started to help that effort by increasing the cog count in their conventional automatic transmissions. At the moment, the industry leaders are autoshifters with eight ratios to help max mileage numbers, but Hyundai Motor Group president, Park Seong Hyon, recently confirmed that his firm plans to raise that figure to 10. Although revealing no technical details about this new super-efficient 10-speed automatic transmission, he did indicate that it will be offered in...

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2013 Dodge Dart Sedan Using Automatic Transmission from Hyundai?

Is the 2013 Dodge Dart Sedan using an Automatic Transmission Supplied by Hyundai? It's no secret that, aside from the Fiat Group-sourced 168bhp 1.4-liter turbocharged MultiAir engine, the new 2013 Dodge Dart compact sedan continues to use two powerplants from Chrysler's past. You see, while the Detroit maker is marketing its 2.0-liter and 2.4-liter four-cylinder units under the new "Tigershark" moniker, both have their roots in the Global Engine Manufacturing Alliance (GEMA) family of engines. To explain, GEMA was a joint venture of the Chrysler Group, Mitsubishi Motors, and Hyundai Motor Company for the development of a line of shared four-cylinder gasoline engines. In 2009, Chrysler bought out the shares of Mitsubishi and Hyundai and continued GEMA on its own....

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