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Report: Chrysler’s launch delay of the 2014 Jeep Cherokee is apparently due to transmission software issues

Jalopnik has learned that the reason why the latest 2014 Jeep Cherokee revival has had its sales launch delayed—which was supposedly due to needed powertrain “tweaks”—those “tweaks” were actually a result of problems arising from the nine-speed automatic that ZF has just introduced. The problem isn’t quite a mechanical issue, but seems to rather be […]

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ZF’s 9-speed automatic transmission provides 16% fuel-economy gain

Earlier this year, ZF Friedrichshafen AG unveiled its new 9-speed automatic transmission. The company today is providing additional details for that 9-speed automatic transmission for vehicles with a transversely mounted engine. “Savings of up to 16 percent compared to today’s standard 6-speed automatic transmissions in front-transverse installations: The new 9-speed automatic transmission (9HP) owes this […]

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