Nearly a decade after beginning production of 5-speed automatic transmissions, German supplier ZF Friedrichshafen AG breaks ground at this year's Frankfurt auto show by displaying the first 6-speed gearbox. ZF expects the 6HP 26 to replace today's enormously popular 5-speed automatic transmission. It will be manufactured at ZF Getriebe GmbH, and the company says it is intended for “standard driven” vehicles and up to 442 ft.-lbs. of torque. ZF plans to offer other 6-speeds that could be ...

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