March and April usually are busiest for the car industry - but certainly, the coronavirus pandemic has acted as the game changer. The UK and USA have suffered a nearly 50% loss of new car sales against the March 2019 results. Big European countries - Spain, France, Italy - have seen a 70-85% decline in the sales of new cars.

Hilarious and bizarree things can happen when people are so accustomed to using the automatic gearbox and have to change for a manual gearbox vehicle. You may drive even a CVT car but having practice with multiple transmission types is a crucial step in finding the best driving experience for yourselves! here we have interesting bits about manual transmissions (the stick-shift)

BorgWarner completed the takeover of Sevcon Company located in the UK. Having more than fifty years of proven record and efficiently operating development centers, Sevcon received a reputation of a welcomed partner for many companies interested in the fast-growing electrification market.

Probably every transmission repair specialist was keen on LEGO constructions or at least enjoyed making some minor things with their hands. Here's the game taken to a new level of creativity!

TCI unveils the new 4x Four-Speed automatic gearbox range. These are based on well-known 4L80E or 700R4 gearboxes and can be adjusted for non-GM applications too.

In December 2017 Cottingham Engineering LTD, owners of the Hydra-Test brand, launched their new concept named Hydra-Tested to give promotion and wider attention to the users of the Hydra-Test Valve Body testing equipment.

Power Test Inc., a major enterprise specialized in manufacturing of dyno stands and testing units, recently purchased SuperFlow Technologies/Hicklin Engineering. Power Test officials hope to combine experience, technologies and ideas of these pace setters in the area of auto repairs.

The Toyota Camry has always been known among auto enthusiasts as a very reliable and durable car and high selling ratings prove this point. But Toyota engineers are not ready to rest and promise that the 2018 model will have significant upgrades mainly related to the transmission.

Earlier in 2017 go4trans.com had the privilege to interview Alan Gadd, the head of Sussex Auto Parts Ltd, one of the largest UK seller of spare parts for automotive transmission. Here we provide full transcript of this interview with nothing being cut out - this is a valuable material for those who seek some advice and expert glance at the spare parts industry!



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March and April usually are busiest for the car industry - but certainly, the coronavirus pandemic has acted as the game changer. The UK and USA have suffered a nearly 50% loss of new car sales against the March 2019 results. Big European countries - Spain, France, Italy - have seen a 70-85% decline in the sales of new cars.

European Auto Group, the automotive tuning company from San Antonio, Texas, has already amazed the automotive world with its unique transmission swap projects (such as 2020 Toyota Supra and Ferrari 430 Scuderia). Art Bartosik, the head of EAG, has recently announced that his team plans to embark on the manual swap for the Mercedes-AMG GT.

Nowadays, there is still no ideal solutions on how to transmit torque from the engine to the drive wheels — actually, there’s not even a universal agreement on the best location for the switching mechanism that controls the ratio changes.

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