The 8-speed automatic transmission Chrysler Group LLC announced today it will be building in Kokomo, IN, by 2013 will be used to power its big rear-drive cars and trucks, industry analysts say. The ZF 8HP 8-speed transmission currently is found on automotive royalty, including the Rolls-Royce Ghost, Bentley Mulsanne, Audi A8 and BMW 7-Series and 5-Series cars. However, over the next three years the transmission will be used much more widely as 8-speed transmissions become much more ...

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