German firm plans 6-speed automatic gearbox

Chew, Edmund
October 1999
Automotive News;10/11/1999, Vol. 74 Issue 5842, p32Z
Trade Publication
Focuses on ZF Friedrichshafen's efforts to develop a six-speed automatic transmission, with plans for producing the system in 2001. Features of the gearbox unveiled by the company during the 1999 Frankfurt auto show; Variable transmission developed for smaller front-wheel-drives; Venture formed with Ford Motor Co. to produce the system.


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