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    Recalls: VW recalling 2.64M vehicles worldwide over engine, light issues

    Volkswagen is staging a massive, worldwide recall that's already grown from 1.68 million to 2.64 million vehicles and covers three different issues across a number of vehicles. We already reported on 61,000 Tiguans getting recalled over lighting issues - that was just in the US. Globally, ...

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    Report: Hyundai says dual-clutch gearboxes fit brand's character better than CVTs

    Hyundai officials are not afraid to make their views known on prevailing technologies, standing by their choices and criticizing the alternatives. Previously, the Korean automaker's fuel cell boss told reporters that EV makers "jumped the gun." Now comes word that Hyundai is sticking by ...

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    Report: Chrysler nixes dual-clutch plans for 2011 over refinement concerns

    Chrysler has delayed plans for a dual-clutch gearbox in the United States, according to The Car Connection. The high-tech gearbox was slated to be introduced with the 2012 Dodge Avenger and Chrysler 200, but refinement issues have reportedly put the introduction on hold. At present, the best ...

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    Report: Xtrac develops cheaper gearbox that behaves like dual-clutch

    Dual-clutch transmissions are the current Holy Grail when it comes to transferring underhood power to the wheels of the car. Nearly every automaker that does serious business around the world offers DCTs, and the ones that don't very likely soon will. It's easy to understand the draw of the DCT: ...


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