SEDONA, AZ – BorgWarner Automotive struck pay dirt in 2003 when its innovative dual-clutch transmission (DCT) arrived in a few Volkswagen AG models and changed forever the face of the gearbox market. Until the DCT came along, there essentially were three flavors of automotive transmissions: automatics with torque converters, manually shifted units with pedal clutches and a few “automated manuals” that were jerky and unsatisfying to drive. With DCT, BorgWarner proved there is room for a ...

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