NICE, France – Ford believes problems that plagued its PowerShift dual-clutch automatic transmission have been rectified, the auto maker’s vice president of engineering says. When the transmission debuted on the Fiesta B-car and Focus C-car in the ’11 and ’12 model years, respectively, Ford touted its fuel-saving capabilities, noting it enabled both cars to achieve 40 mpg (5.8L 100/km) on the highway. The fuel-economy claims were correct, but customers soon ...

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