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Development boss reveals first details on radical new dual-clutch automatic gearbox as well as a new twin-turbo diesel engine
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9 May 2014

Volkswagen development boss Hans-Jakob Neusser has revealed limited details of a new 10-speed dual-clutch automatic gearbox as part of a presentation on future driveline technology at the annual Vienna motor symposium in Austria.

The advanced dual-clutch gearbox, first hinted at by Volkswagen boss Martin Winterkorn at last year’s Vienna motor symposium, is planned to be used in both transverse and longitudinal engine applications, indicating that it will eventually be used in a wide range of models.

Described as a key development in Volkswagen’s efforts to boot the efficiency of future models by up to 15 per cent by 2020, the new 10-speed transmission has been conceived as a successor to Volkswagen’s existing six-speed unit used in more powerful Volkswagen models.

Although he refrained from confirming when it was planned to go into production, Neusser confirmed the new unit is being developed to handle torque loads of up to 369lb ft.

As well as revealing details of the new gearbox, VW's development boss also confirmed that a new 236bhp twin-turbocharged 2.0-litre four-cylinder diesel engine, unveiled at the Vienna symposium, would be offered among a range of powerplants on the upcoming eighth-generation Passat due out later this year.

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Elizbathcarter 29 August 2014

Volkswagan and Comfort

From last few years i am using VW and it never let down myself. Comfort and the gearing system is quiet amazingly good. A new automatic car with the high quality transmission process is what every car lover looks to add his/her daily routine.
Basil Henry 26 June 2014

10 sped automatic

10 sped automatic transmission with new technology give a better result for the company and the users also. Volkswagen make a good concept for making a new type of car with some new technology, as per the transmission box, they also do the changes in the engine and other features.
williamharper 26 May 2014

Volkswagen speed transmission

Volkswagen introduces several kinds of advanced and modern features in their vehicle models. Therefore a rider can get multiple modern feature in his/her vehicle; in most of the cases we have found that people were looking for better engine and fuel efficiency system. Apart from that they are also looking for speed and smooth running capacity of the vehicle; therefore Volkswagen readying 10 speed DSG automatic transmissions in their vehicle models.