Last year we
on the 6F automatic transmission, the result of collaboration between
Ford Motor Co
General Motors Corp
posted in his blog that the automaker plans to have more than 3 million vehicles equipped with the transmission by 2010. He also writes the automaker has plans to increasingly employ its DOHC V-6 among its vehicles, as well.
However, don't think GM plans to dump its venerable pushrods. According to Lutz, "The newest versions of our pushrod V-6s, mated to the new six-speed transmissions that are on the way, will be silky smooth and virtually indistinguishable from any DOHC V-6."
[Source: Global Auto Systems]