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Honda details the production process behind the industry's first FWD 10-speed automatic transmission

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Introduced to the US market in 2017 with the launch of the 2018 Honda Odyssey minivan, Honda Precision Parts of Georgia (HPPG) was the first Honda plant in the world to produce the new 10-speed automatic transmission for front-wheel-drive vehicles.

Jaguar details the technology behind the I-Pace

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Ahead of it public debut at the Geneva International Motor Show next month, McLaren has released further information on the Senna. Fitted with a 4.0-liter twin-turbocharged V8 – McLaren’s most powerful IC engine ever produced for a road car – the limited release hypercar will develop 800ps and 800Nm.

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As OEMs continue to announce plans to end production of diesel engines, Mercedes-Benz has unveiled its new diesel PHEV C-Class at the Geneva Motor Show. Will this powertrain development give TDI a new lease of life? 


Hitachi and Honda to develop advanced electric vehicle motors

Under the new partnership, the two companies are to jointly develop and manufacture advanced motors for electric vehicles. The joint venture will be based in Japan and will also have subsidiaries in the USA and China, each with manufacturing and sales capabilities.

It is hoped the collaboration will generate technological synergy and economies of scale that will strengthen the competitive advantage of both companies.

Hitachi Automotive Systems develops high-output, lightweight and compact electric vehicle motors, which it supplies to vehicle manufacturers in Japan and around the world. The company will continue to supply other automotive OEMs while Honda will also use its in-house-manufactured motors.

February 8, 2017

8 February 2017


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