Internal combustion engines, in cooperation with an electric motor or not, will continue to be installed in more than 90% of the light vehicles sold in the U.S. through 2025. To efficiently transfer power from the engines to the wheels, transmissions are a significant focus in automakers’ powertrain strategy. Increased use of continuously variable transmissions (CVTs) will eat into the penetration rate for automatic transmissions, but automatics will be in two-thirds of new vehicles ...

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