Toyota’s latest transmission patent is similar to ’60s Saab technology

2017 Toyota 86The manual transmission faces an uncertain future. Increasing emissions standards, future safety technology, and dwindling take rates could spell its demise. But a new patent shows Toyota gives a shift, as we like to say, and it could give the manual gearbox an extended lease on life. Roadshow discovered the Toyota patent for a “Controller for…

Via: http://www.motorauthority.com/news/1112068_toyotas-latest-transmission-patent-is-similar-to-60s-saab-technology

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