Cars Reviews

Latest searches

In Ford Started To Think About Developing Variator

In Ford Started To Think About Developing Variator

Ford currently offers both traditional automatic transmissions, and robotic boxes. However, the company plans to expand transmission line and a continuously variable unit, which, according to Ford, will help to save fuel.

The need for progressive transmission in the Ford experience since they began production of their famous turbo EcoBoost volume of 1 litre. The group currently does not have an automatic transmission, which could interact with a compact engine, and is forced to recruit his only manual transmission - for example, on the model of the Fiesta. Meanwhile, according to IHS Automotive, in the U.S. the share of cars with manual transmissions in the annual sales volume is only 5%.

Therefore, as stated by the head of the research Department Ford Raj Nair Agency Autimotive News, the group is going to get a new transmission, and as the main candidate is considered variable. According to Ford, the use of variable-speed drive will keep the fuel consumption of a small engine at a decent level.

However, representatives while Ford did not specify, whether the concern independent development of a new transmission, or would prefer to buy ready-made unit from third-party companies, such as German ZF.

Popular news

bentley will build extreme sport coupe with rear wheel drive

Bentley is going to fill up the Continental family with a modification of the character even more extreme than those presented last year GT3-R. the Main difference of the new items should become a ty...

audi showed videoname on a new concept a9

Audi is going to make significant changes in their design style. The first sample of the new style of the company has become a large four-door coupe Audi A9, debut which is scheduled for the next exh...

front wheel drive bmw got a full drive

BMW has added to its front-wheel drive, the compact MPV Active Tourer a few new modifications. The model has received three new engine and all-wheel drive system, which, however, is only available in...

the new flagship of the jeep will be a distant relative ferrari

New, the most luxurious SUV Jeep will get the proud name of Grand Wagoneer and will hatch in 2018. It is interesting that in its development will take the most active part of the Italian specialists ...

germany built a competitor laferrari and the koenigsegg one 1

Hypercar Larea GT1, was developed by company Fahlke, in the basic version can boast of a relatively small capacity of 550 HP But its creators presented in Essen unexpected modification S12, which pow...       About us