Volkswagen has announced that it will introduce a 10-speed dual clutch transmission. It could hit the road as early as in the 2015 Passat. It can optimize its RPMs so that it saves fuel when in repose, but will also offer up impressive performance.
VW Group Chairman Dr. Martin Winterkorn and design head Hans-Jakob Neusser said the transmission will meet the goal of improving fuel economy by 20 percent across the entire VW group model range. The automaker made the announcement at the International Motor Symposium, in Vienna, Austria, according to Road & Track.
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