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Ford Details PowerShift Dual-Clutch Auto Transmission
Written by Daniel   
Monday, 29 March 2010 18:22

The U.S. government is getting more and more strict on vehicle fuel economy and it expects the major automakers to new regulations across their entire vehicle range. As fuel economy standards become more strict, the automakers are looking to new technologies to help improve fuel efficiency without sacrificing the performance that drivers expect from their machines.

Ford has already announced that one of the ways that it will seek to improve fuel economy is by moving to six-speed transmission across its entire fleet in the coming years. A perfect example of how Ford is using a six-speed automatic transmission to improve fuel economy is the 2011 Ford Mustang. Both the base level V6 and V8 GT models will get new six-speed transmissions in automatic and manual versions. The automatic six-speed provides better fuel economy that the manual transmission.  [More...] [Comments...]



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