Expect the redesigned-for-’11 Chrysler 300 fullsize sedan to feature paddle shifters by mid-year, when the auto maker begins to assemble the cars with a new 8-speed transmission. Chrysler insiders intimate as much when asked how the auto maker will shine a spotlight on the new gearbox. Along with a dual-clutch transmission destined for the Chrysler 200 midsize car this year, the 8-speed AT is a key cog in a multi-billion-dollar investment strategy to boost the fuel-efficiency and ...

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