Transmission

Feds may review possible faulty Ford transmissions
Feds may review possible faulty Ford transmissions

Ford's allegedly flawed transmissions may be in for more scrutiny. The NHTSA said Wednesday it will to review all information involving the potentially faulty transmissions, including customer complaints. The Detroit Free Press reported on the latest action from the government agency after the...Read More»

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Lawyers argue that Ford knowingly built Focus, Fiesta cars with faulty transmissions

Two of Ford Motor Company's discontinued small cars may come back to haunt it for the second time. The automaker is facing potential legal action as a law firm in California hopes to undo an earlier class-action lawsuit in pursuit of an even bigger payday for consumers over transmission woes in its...Read More»

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Ford Fiesta, Focus owners sue over faulty transmissions

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 in new vehicles back in 2010. Previous cases...Read More»

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General Motors introduces 9-speed automatic to take over for 6-speed

General Motors will replace most of its 6-speed automatic transmissions with newer, more efficient 9-speed units starting with some trims of the 2017 Chevrolet Malibu, the automaker announced Tuesday. The new 9-speed transmission will be available in at least 10 cars by the end, including the...Read More»

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Chrysler Lets Us Peek Under The Hood Of 2015 Alfa Romeo, Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep Models

In something of a surprise announcement, Chrysler has unveiled tantalizing details about powertrain enhancements slated to appear on 2015 model-year vehicles. The list of offerings is something of a grab bag, but the most interesting include: Greater availability of Chrysler's Engine Stop-Start...Read More»

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Your Next Vehicle Is More Likely To Have A CVT: Here’s Why

Like it or not: Nearly every new vehicle—we're talking around 95 percent—has an automatic transmission of some sort. And manual transmissions are rare today, except among a few performance-oriented models. That's the obvious. What might not be so apparent to new-car shoppers is that the...Read More»

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2011-2013 Volvo S80 Recalled For Transmission Software Glitch

Volvo is recalling S80 sedans from the 2011-2013 model years. At issue is a problem with the transmission, which could cause the vehicle to stall in traffic. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the problem is linked to a software flaw that can prevent...Read More»

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2012 Nissan Versa Recalled For Transmission Problem

Nissan North America has issued a recall for the 2012 Nissan Versa. At issue is a flaw in the vehicle's transmission that could cause a collision with other vehicles or injury to pedestrians. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some Nissan Versas from...Read More»

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2011 Ford F-150 & Other F-Series Models Recalled For Transmission Flaw

Ford Motor Company has issued a recall for 2011 models of its popular F-150 pickup, as well as 2012 vehicles from the F-250, F-350, F-450, and F-550 lines. The recall centers around a problem with the brake shift interlock switch, which could increase the risk of a crash. In a nutshell, the flaw...Read More»

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2008 Morgan LIFECar Concept

The British sports car maker Morgan, best known for its classy, hand-built roadsters that give a strong nod to the past, isn't hesitating to embrace the future of the automobile. The company just released some advance details and images for its LIFECar concept, to be revealed to the press next week...Read More»

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2008 Mitsubishi Concept-RA

Mitsubishi has unveiled a new coupe concept at the Detroit auto show, one with a drivetrain lifted largely from the rally-driven Lancer Evolution. The Concept in fact uses the Evo’s twin-clutch transmission, but teams it not to a turbo four but to a 2.2-liter turbodiesel four with variable valve...Read More»

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Hyundai Reaches with i30cw

On its Frankfurt motor show stand, Hyundai revealed a new tall-wagon variant for its i30 model line, which is new for 2008. The i30cw, which is reportedly destined for U.S.shores next year in slightly different form as the Elantra wagon, has what is called a “new wagon design philosophy,” which...Read More»

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Mitsubishi Concept cX Frankfurt-Bound

Is Mitsubishi hinting at plans to build another all-new compact SUV? If the Japanese firm’s styling study for September’s Frankfurt Motor Show is to be believed, the answer is yes. Called the Concept-cX, it’s described as an accessible, affordable, sustainable, and realistic solution to the...Read More»

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2005 Ford E-Series

E-Series Ford's full-size van can handle a wide range of commercial and/or people-moving tasks, and is able to carry as many as 15 passengers. For 2005, all engines come with electronic throttle control, while a new powertrain module on E-350 Super Duty models affords an elevated idle to...Read More»

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Suzuki Splashes into Frankfurt

One model, two brands. This smart city car will make its debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September as the Opel/Vauxhall Agila and Suzuki Splash. Both will go on sale acrossEurope early next year. Built on a new platform, the pair will be available with three new engines. The two gasoline units...Read More»

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RELEASE: 2007 Chevrolet Silverado Crew Cab Z71 Plus

2006 SEMA Show by TCC Team (10/30/2006)All our coverage from the Las Vegas aftermarket extravaganza. The 2007 Chevy Silverado Crew Cab Z71 Plus demonstrates how a great truck can be made even better with Chevrolet Accessories. The Z71 designation has long stood for off-road performance excellence...Read More»

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RELEASE: 2007 Chevrolet Tahoe Street Tuner

2006 SEMA Show by TCC Team (10/30/2006)All our coverage from the Las Vegas aftermarket extravaganza. The 2007 Chevy Tahoe Street Tuner demonstrates what can be done with carefully selected Chevrolet Accessories that transform a vehicle into a contemporary, custom-look street machine. It features...Read More»

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