After General Motors and Ford committed to co-developing new 9- and 10-speed automatic transmissions, Ford has passed on the former. Per the agreement, Ford took on work for the 10-speed automatic, used for rear-wheel-drive vehicles, and GM undertook t…
Ford is issuing two separate safety recalls to fix mechanical issues affecting control of the transmissions on certain 2017 and 2018 models. The …
F-150s, Navigators, Expeditions and Mustangs are affected.Continue reading NHTSA considers adding 1.4 million vehicles to Ford transmission recall
NHTSA considers adding 1.4 million vehicles to …
Mini adds a dual-clutch transmission to the 2018 options sheet outside the U.S.Continue reading Mini to offer a double-clutch transmission, but not in U.S.
Mini to offer a double-clutch transm…
Norton Motorcycles to make their debut in India in the next 3-4 months while the Made in India Norton’s will take a bit longer and will make it to India by 2018.
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TTAC Commentator mopar4wd writes: Sajeev, So, I’ve noticed over the years that common wisdom for purchasing budget cars is all about condition and less about mileage. But other than my trusty ’88 Ramcharger, ’00 Durango, ’91 Eagle summit (Mitsubishi Mirage) and ’87 Toyota pickup, most of the vehicles I have owned all started becoming awful to […]
The traditional console-mounted transmission shifter is disappearing, being replaced by buttons or rotary knobs in many models as shift-by-wire becomes the industry standard. The 2018 GMC Terrain recently debuted — and received criticism for — pushbuttons mounted low in the center stack in order to control the transmission. Ford is no stranger to these configurations. The […]
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Ford Fiesta and Focus owners are so unhappy with the PowerShift transmissions in their cars, they’re taking the automaker to court. Sadly, it won’t be the first time that Ford has been sued over the dual-clutch transmission, which was first installed i…