Beyond the 6-Speed: More Ratios for Automatic Transmissions

by Lindsay Brooke
New York Times
September 28, 2012

GENERAL MOTORS and Ford next month are expected to announce an agreement that will pave the way for the automakers to jointly develop new automatic transmissions designed for improved fuel economy.

The automakers are known to have 8-, 9-, and 10-speed automatic transmissions in development for front- and rear-wheel-drive cars and light trucks.

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