Anand Group, the leading manufacturer of spare parts in India, has recently entered into a strategic partnership with the Belgian company Mazaro, which is aimed to enhance efficiency of transmission technologies in India.

Allison Transmission, the world-renowned provider of automatic transmission solutions, supplied the Allison X1100-5A3 unit for the military project in India. As a part of this project, the Indian company L&T has recently supplied the first batch of 51 K9 Vajra-T tracked self-propelled gun systems equipped with Allison automatics to the Indian military forces before the agreed schedule.

Ricardo, a British-based engineering company, has recently taken an obligation to manufacture and supply transmission control software for a 7-speed DCT unit for CEVT, a Swedish-based innovation center specialized in mobility technologies for the Geely Group brands. It is planned that the new software will find application in a 2020 compact luxury crossover.

During regular maintenance services, drivers of cars equipped with automatic transmissions sometimes can notice bubbles on a dipstick when checking a transmission fluid level/condition. As a rule, this symptom indicates certain faults in the transmission operation. In most cases, transmission fluid foaming is caused by abnormal ATF levels.


Strengths of Allison automatic transmissions compared to AMTs and manuals proved to be highly efficient during the two recent rally raids known for rough conditions. Allison-equipped trucks claimed the most of top 10 positions in the truck segment on the Dakar Rally 2020, and in a couple of days an Allison-equipped Scania truck celebrated a victory in the Africa Eco Race competition.

According to unconfirmed reports, the Japanese company Nidec Corp expects to significantly increase its earnings over the next 5 years by strengthening its presence on the automotive market via significant investments into production of powertrain solutions for EVs and takeovers of businesses specialized in e-motor solutions.

MAHLE Aftermarket Inc. has entered into partnership agreement with Grant Brothers Sales (GBS) Ltd., one of Canada’s biggest manufacturers’ representatives. This cooperation allows MAHLE to strengthen its positions on the Canadian market and to supply its products more efficiently to the local customers.

Donaldson Company, a major supplier of filtering solutions, has recently released new protective vents designed to save automotive powertrains from contaminating agents and pressure loads.

Under its SACHS brand, ZF Aftermarket has presented an improved clutch kit intended for performance-oriented cars and those operating under severe driving conditions. To demonstrate how engineering concepts are converted into serial products, and to mark the 80-years’ presence in motorsport, the company has invited 3 well-known racing drivers to participate in the new “Brand Ambassador” initiative.

Today, it may be hard to believe today, but in the 80s, GM amazed the automotive market with cars with remarkable gear shifting mechanisms. These remarkable shifters allowed drivers of automatic cars to shift gears manually.


Proton, a Malaysian automotive company, has recently announced that the new X70 SUV model will be equipped with a 7-speed DCT transmission, and before its official release, the automaker invited a group of media reporters to China for the purpose of learning more about the new transmission solution.

FCA has recently issued a recall of more than 222,000 model year 2014-2019 Ram ProMaster vans because of the transmission problem, namely shifter cables may detach from the transmission unit. As a result, the vehicle may not change gears as the driver intends, i.e. the lever position won’t match the engaged gears, thereby creating the possibility of unsafe situations on the road.

During the recent HDAW exhibition, Eaton has revealed the details on the expansion of its clutch and PTO portfolios. Advantage Automated Series clutches and two new Bezares PTO solutions will find application in a variety of vehicles and transmissions available on the North American market.

BorgWarner Inc. (BW) and Delphi Technologies PLC have recently reached an agreement on a final transaction agreement under which BW will take over Delphi Technologies (DT) in an all-stock transaction that estimates assets of the latter at about $3.3 bln.

After the huge success of the VT2/VT3 transmission line in China, Punch Powertrain came up with a series of other innovative solutions. One of them was a VT5 transmission that hit the market just over a year ago. Within such a short period of time, the company managed to produce the 100.000's VT5 unit.



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Anand Group, the leading manufacturer of spare parts in India, has recently entered into a strategic partnership with the Belgian company Mazaro, which is aimed to enhance efficiency of transmission technologies in India.

Allison Transmission, the world-renowned provider of automatic transmission solutions, supplied the Allison X1100-5A3 unit for the military project in India. As a part of this project, the Indian company L&T has recently supplied the first batch of 51 K9 Vajra-T tracked self-propelled gun systems equipped with Allison automatics to the Indian military forces before the agreed schedule.

Ricardo, a British-based engineering company, has recently taken an obligation to manufacture and supply transmission control software for a 7-speed DCT unit for CEVT, a Swedish-based innovation center specialized in mobility technologies for the Geely Group brands. It is planned that the new software will find application in a 2020 compact luxury crossover.

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