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Report: Nissan and Jatco announce new CVT transmission

Nissan has been a pioneer with the mass implementation of the Continuously Variable Transmission, or the “gearless” transmission, also notorious for the “rubber band effect” and being a car’s “character robber.” But lately, they’ve shown very strong strides with the CVT, especially with their latest renditions, especially in the new Nissan Maxima. And recently, Nissan […]

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Report: The Nissan Juke could do away with manuals completely

Some sad news is in for fans of the Nissan Juke and the manual rower as slow demand for the Juke’s front-wheel drive and six-speed manual setup haven’t been strong enough to keep it going. That said, AutoGuide says the new Juke could lose its manual rower in favor of Nissan’s now ubiquitous Xtronic CVT, meaning […]

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Report: Ford may revisit CVTs for better fuel economy figures

When Ford attempted their first stint with Continuously Variable Transmissions, things did not bode well for them. The Dearborn automaker ended up having terrible customer feedback and experiences with their at the time, newly designed CVT, which was developed in conjunction with ZF in Germany. Serving duty on the 2005-2007 Ford Freestyle, Five Hundred, and […]

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Report: Audi ditches its Multitronic CVT transmission, to be replaced by seven-speed DSG

Motoring.com down yonder in Australia reports that Audi is to discontinue their Multitronic CVT transmission, offered in various entry-level A4, A5, A6, and A7 models here and abroad. Taking its place will most likely be a Volkswagen-sourced seven-speed DSG automatic. According to the report, Audi’s senior engineer for driving behavior, Ralph Reigger, said that the CVT […]

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Report: Honda rumored to give 2015 CR-V a CVT transmission this Sept.

Rumors via AutoGuide and Temple of VTEC suggest that Honda will be equipping the 2015 CR-V with a new CVT or Continuously Variable Transmission for the 2015 model year. The CR-V will be powered by a Honda “Earth Dreams” four-banger engine as it gets refreshed for the mid-cycle. Expect revised and upgraded styling as well as minor […]

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Report: Nissan to retune CVTs for better performance

CVTs are often frowned upon by enthusiasts because of their uninspiring and unengaging mannerisms that make it seem like the engine loathes doing its job by forcing it to whine under acceleration. And then, there are those who tout CVTs for boosting fuel economy (yawn). Either way, Nissan is a brand who heavily uses the […]

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12 2012 Nissan Versa Sedan CVT Transmission Control Module OEM LKQ picture
12 2012 Nissan Versa Sedan CVT Transmission Control Module OEM LKQ
American Star 4130 Chromoly Upper Ball Joint, Can-Am Traxter 650 Auto CVT 2005 picture
American Star 4130 Chromoly Upper Ball Joint, Can-Am Traxter 650 Auto CVT 2005
American Star 4130 Chromoly Upper Ball Joint, Can-Am Traxter 500 Auto CVT 2005 picture
American Star 4130 Chromoly Upper Ball Joint, Can-Am Traxter 500 Auto CVT 2005
99 00 Honda Civic HX AT Engine wire wiring harness complete vtec-e cvt  picture
99 00 Honda Civic HX AT Engine wire wiring harness complete vtec-e cvt
09 2009 NISSAN MURANO LE AWD 3.5L CVT ECU ENGINE COMPUTER MEC116-010 E1 #679 picture
09 2009 NISSAN MURANO LE AWD 3.5L CVT ECU ENGINE COMPUTER MEC116-010 E1 #679