BMW and ZF Sign Biggest Deal in History

Back in March, insider sources claimed BMW was looking for local suppliers for some of its transmission needs. The looming trade war between the US and EU is forcing car makers to find other solutions…

Revised ZF 8-Speed Automatic will debut in BMW 520d

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BMWBLOG Analysis: 2012 BMW M5 Transmission Choices

Well what’s all this brouhaha over the next M5’s transmission choices. A little logic may help in understanding what the possibilities will be. Let’s start with what we know and what we’re willing to bet the farm…

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2011 NAIAS: ZF launches 9-speed transmission

At the 2011 Detroit Auto Show, ZF announced their latest and greatest transmission, a 9-speed automatic gearbox. The 9-speed concept was introduced for the first time at the 2009 Frankfurt Auto Show and it is…