SEATTLE â€“ While most auto makers continue their pursuit of ever-more advanced step-gear automatic transmissions, Nissan stays focused on continuously variable transmissions, launching new technology in the â€™12 Versa sedan. The auto makerâ€™s newest Xtronic-brand CVT, co-developed with longtime Japan-based supplier-partner Jatco, is Nissanâ€™s most compact design to date, Larry Dominique, vice president-North America product planning tells media attendees here during a â€™12 Versa sedan preview. ...
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