DETROIT – British auto-tuning specialist Prodrive and Italian gearbox manufacturer Graziano Transmissioni SpA announce at the 2002 Society of Automotive Engineers World Congress & Exposition here that they plan to collaborate on development of advanced automated manual transmissions. Automated manuals combine the driver-friendliness of a standard automatic transmission with the fuel economy and manufacturing advantages of a manual gearbox. Current examples use a standard manual ...

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