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  Department of Transmission



Automatic Transmission


Overview


Computerized

Manual override - e.g. Porsche Tiptronic

More and more ratios

Performance edge

Fuel economy improved

Multi-clutch Automatic - Mercedes MCT

Hybrid automatic - ZF 8-speed hybrid transmission



Manual Transmission


Overview


Clutchless manual - e.g. Saab Sensonic

Automatic rev matching

No-lift shift

Automated manual - e.g. Ferrari F1Alfa SelespeedBMW SMG

Twin-clutch manual - e.g. Volkswagen DSG



CVT (Continuously Variable Transmission)


Introduction

Belt-drive CVT


Working principles

From rubber to steel belt

Further development

Pros and Cons

Chain-drive CVT - e.g. Audi Multitronic

Roller-drive (Toroidal) CVT - e.g. Nissan Extroid CVT




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