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AddZF dishes out details on its fuel-saving 9-speed auto transmission

During the 2011 Detroit Auto Show, ZF announced that is was forging forward with plans to develop a nine-speed automatic transmission and the gearbox specialist is now ready to dish out some details. ZF claims that the 9HP transmission has been designed exclusively for front-wheel-drive vehicles with transversely mounted engines. The tranny will reportedly be able to bolt into hybrid vehicles and is designed as a "construction kit," meaning that an additional transfer case could be added for all

74Report: Chrysler to introduce 9-speed automatic for FWD models

Chrysler has a whole cabinet full of pots on the fire, unleashing as it is a slew of heavily revised or completely new cars and trucks over the next couple of years. If you're thinking that this seems like a good time to leap-frog its way back to the head of the pack in terms of vehicle specification, we're right there with you.

AddReport: Chrysler to introduce 9-speed automatic for FWD models

Chrysler has a whole cabinet full of pots on the fire, unleashing as it is a slew of heavily revised or completely new cars and trucks over the next couple of years. If you're thinking that this seems like a good time to leap-frog its way back to the head of the pack in terms of vehicle specification, we're right there with you.

55It Will Never End: Mercedes-Benz reportedly working on nine-speed automatic

According to Autocar, an admission by a Mercedes-Benz engineer proves that the company is working on a nine-speed automatic transmission. That isn't exactly new, since talk of such a beast has been broached before. The difference this time is that Autocar's sources says the gearbox will be "introduced on large-capacity engines."

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