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<br /> AN ENGINE TECHNOLOGY INTERNATIONAL PUBLICATION<br /> ENGINE TECHNOLOGY INTERNATIONAL PUBLICATION SEPTEMBER 2013<br /> In this issue:<br /> Mercedes-Benz unveils its all-new<br /> 9G-Tronic automatic unit with the<br /> promise of not only high-quality<br /> shifting but also great fuel efficiency<br /> Radical plans from GM Europe to<br /> revamp its line-up, starting with<br /> a 6-speed manual, smooth AMT<br /> and upmarket 8-speed development<br /> The materials that R&D engineers<br /> are working on today for<br /> tomorrow's lightweight gearboxes<br /> How suppliers are helping OEMs to<br /> meet stringent emissions legislation<br /> with advanced transmission designs<br /> PLUS<br /> Are transmissions for electric vehicles<br /> destined to forever be simplistic<br /> single- and 2-speed designs?<br /> www.enginetechnologyinternational.com<br /> Cloud nine<br /> ZF creates the world's first 9-spee<a title="Transmission Technology International - September 2013 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a1ada138?page=1"> AN ENGINE TECHNOLOGY INTERNATIONAL PUBLICATION </a> <a title="Transmission Technology International - September 2013 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a1ada138?page=2"> EMO Hannove r 09 16 o 09 21 13 Ha 26 Boo h A21</a> <a title="Transmission Technology International - September 2013 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a1ada138?page=3"> COVER STORY 04: NUMBERS GAME The developme</a> <a title="Transmission Technology International - September 2013 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a1ada138?page=4"> 02 WHAT'S NEW? 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Your C</a> <a title="Transmission Technology International - September 2013 page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a1ada138?page=36"> 34 CASE STUDY: SKF Simulator testing As manufac</a> <a title="Transmission Technology International - September 2013 page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a1ada138?page=37"> The world's first positive drive CVT system w</a> <a title="Transmission Technology International - September 2013 page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a1ada138?page=38"> 36 EV TRANSMISSIONS Power shift Despite the fab</a> <a title="Transmission Technology International - September 2013 page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a1ada138?page=39"> EV TRANSMISSIONS 37 n Rewind back to only a </a> <a title="Transmission Technology International - September 2013 page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a1ada138?page=40"> 38 EV TRANSMISSIONS </a> <a title="Transmission Technology International - September 2013 page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a1ada138?page=41"> NOT BACKWARD IN COMING FORWARD Nissan is adapting</a> <a title="Transmission Technology International - 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September 2013 page 48" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a1ada138?page=48"> 46 CASE STUDY: EMAG AUTOMATION Laser welding te</a> <a title="Transmission Technology International - September 2013 page 49" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a1ada138?page=49"> Rich history The welding specialists at EMAG, whi</a> <a title="Transmission Technology International - September 2013 page 50" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a1ada138?page=50"> 48 CASE STUDY: AFTON CHEMICAL Crucial fuel eco</a> <a title="Transmission Technology International - September 2013 page 51" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a1ada138?page=51"> Sometimes its better NOT to cooperate with only t</a> <a title="Transmission Technology International - September 2013 page 52" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a1ada138?page=52"> 50 CASE STUDY: BORGWARNER The l</a> <a title="Transmission Technology International - September 2013 page 53" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a1ada138?page=53"> The latest trends in automatic transmission a</a> <a title="Transmission Technology International - September 2013 page 54" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a1ada138?page=54"> 52 CASE STUDY: TREMEC Shifting trends Optimizin</a> <a title="Transmission Technology International - September 2013 page 55" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a1ada138?page=55"> HOW CAN TRACTORS GET BETTER FUEL ECONOMY AND DURA</a> <a title="Transmission Technology International - September 2013 page 56" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a1ada138?page=56"> 54 CASE STUDY: SMART MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY G</a> <a title="Transmission Technology International - September 2013 page 57" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a1ada138?page=57"> CASE STUDY: SMART MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY 55 </a> <a title="Transmission Technology International - September 2013 page 58" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a1ada138?page=58"> 56 CASE STUDY: HÖGANÄS Powder metal gears The a</a> <a title="Transmission Technology International - September 2013 page 59" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a1ada138?page=59"> READ THE LATEST ISSUE ONLINE I ss ti l</a> <a title="Transmission Technology International - September 2013 page 60" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a1ada138?page=60"> 58 CASE STUDY: LUBRIZOL High-tech axle lubrican</a> <a title="Transmission Technology International - September 2013 page 61" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a1ada138?page=61"> CASE STUDY: LUBRIZOL 59 </a> <a title="Transmission Technology International - September 2013 page 62" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a1ada138?page=62"> 60 CASE STUDY: ULTIMATE TRANSMISSIONS Double r</a> <a title="Transmission Technology International - September 2013 page 63" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a1ada138?page=63"> CASE STUDY: ULTIMATE TRANSMISSIONS 61 Tra</a> <a title="Transmission Technology International - September 2013 page 64" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a1ada138?page=64"> 62 CASE STUDY: AVL Perfect match Upfront virtu</a> <a title="Transmission Technology International - September 2013 page 65" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a1ada138?page=65"> An innovative complete hybrid powertrain designed</a> <a title="Transmission Technology International - 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