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    Eight-speed automatic transmission available on A4, A5 and Q5 this fall
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    The all-new A8 and updated Q7 won't be the only vehicles in Audi's line-up to benefit from the automaker's new eight-speed gearbox. According to dealer order guides released for the 2011 model year, the octo-cog-swapper is set to ...

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    Report: Eight-speed transmissions to proliferate through Audi lineup
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    How many gears are enough? While it seems that six-speed automatic transmissions are just now becoming the de facto standard in most circles, Mercedes-Benz has been working with seven ratios for a while now and Lexus did its German rival one better by designing its own eight-speed. Not content to ...

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    Hyundai Genesis sedan to get 8-speed automatic
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    Hyundai is making a serious run at such stalwart luxury marques as Lexus, Mercedes-Benz and BMW with the Genesis sedan. The Korean automaker is already competing directly with those established players using its current range of engines and transmissions, with the 4.6-liter V8 being mated to the ...

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    Next-gen BMW 7-Series to get 8-speed automatic
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    Are transmissions a new battlefront in the war for customers amongst high end brands? Mercedes has been doing seven ratios for a little while, and Lexus has a new 8-cogger on offer, too. BMW's not content to be trailing with just 6 speeds, so the new 7-series (F01) will reportedly ship with an ...

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    Trademark dumpster diving reveals a few gems
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    The news that is not 'right' has uncovered some interesting automotive tidbits while scouring through obscure trademark filings.First, General Motors has patented the term "8 speed" for use with what is presumed to be an eight-speed transmission. Logical, no? That would put their premium brands, ...

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