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  • Dana gains transmission work

    Dana gains transmission work

    by Tyrel Linkhorn Toledo Blade September 14, 2012 Dana Holding Corp. has received exclusive rights to develop a highly efficient transmission design for use in passenger vehicles. The Mamuee-based auto parts manufacturer is licensing the technology for the NuVinci continuously variable transmission from Fallbrook Technologies Inc… Fallbrook chief executive William G. Klehm III said the partnerships will bring his company’s technology to a much wider market… “Fuel economy is what consumers are demanding, government is regulating, and car manufacturers are […]

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  • Automakers turn to advanced new technologies to boost fuel economy

    Automakers turn to advanced new technologies to boost fuel economy

    by Robert Schoenberger The Plain Dealer September 1, 2012 Since the 1940s, the biggest technical choice car buyers faced was manual or automatic transmission… With tougher fuel-economy rules set for the 2016 model year and a mandate to double fuel economy by 2025, automakers are turning to newer technologies that will be unfamiliar to many. Consumers will have to consider dual-clutch transmissions, continuously variable transmissions and a host of electrified options. Read more and see links to videos on multi-speed […]

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  • Multi-speed transmissions boost fuel economy in most new cars

    Multi-speed transmissions boost fuel economy in most new cars

    by Robert Schoenberger The Plain Dealer September 1, 2012 Even if you stick with traditional manual or automatic transmissions, the number of choices goes up. Most new cars and trucks are coming out with six gears with several automakers offering as many as eight… Read more and see video…

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  • Suppliers ride the MPG wave; saving fuel brings soaring profits

    Suppliers ride the MPG wave; saving fuel brings soaring profits

    By CHARLES CHILD Automotive News May 21, 2012 Gasoline at $4 a gallon and government-mandated fuel economy targets are creating vast opportunities for many big global suppliers. In North America, those suppliers are selling turbochargers, direct injection, stop-start equipment, eight-speed transmissions and many other systems that save fuel. “If you bring a real idea to an OEM to improve fuel economy or lower emissions, they will seriously listen,” says Tim Manganello, CEO of BorgWarner Inc., a top maker of turbochargers. […]

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