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Types of Transmission

Automated Manual Transmission (AM)
Automated Manual Transmission (AM)

Summary: If you're shopping for a car and you see the term "automated manual transmission" (or sometimes "automated-clutch manual transmission"), it refers to a transmission that's mechanically similar to a stick-shift, except a computer performs the clutch work.

Automated-Manual Transmission
Automated-Manual Transmission

Summary: If you're shopping for a car and you see the term "automated manual transmission" (or sometimes "automated-clutch manual transmission"), it refers to a transmission that's mechanically similar to a stick-shift, except a computer performs the clutch work.

Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT)
Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT)

A continuously variable transmission, or CVT, is a type of automatic transmission that provides more useable power, better fuel economy and a smoother driving experience than a traditional automatic transmission. How CVT works. Conventional automatic transmissions use a set of gears that provides a given number of ratios (or speeds).

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DSG (Direct Shift Gearbox)
DSG (Direct Shift Gearbox)

A direct-shift gearbox (German: Direkt-Schalt-Getriebe), commonly abbreviated to DSG, is an electronically controlled dual-clutch multiple-shaft manual gearbox in a transaxle design, without a conventional clutch pedal and with fully automatic or semi-manual control.

Dual-Clutch Transmission (DCT)
Dual-Clutch Transmission (DCT)

A dual-clutch transmission (DCT) (sometimes referred to as a twin-clutch transmission or double-clutch transmission) is a type of automatic transmission or automated automotive transmission. It uses two separate clutches for odd and even gear sets.

Manual Transmission (MT)
Manual Transmission (MT)

A manual transmission, also known as a manual gearbox, a standard transmission or colloquially in some countries (e.g. the United States) as a stick shift is a type of transmission used in motor vehicle applications.

Tiptronic Transmission
Tiptronic Transmission

A Tiptronic transmission is an automatic transmission that includes an option to switch out of automatic mode and upshift or downshift by using paddles behind the steering wheel or by using the gear lever itself.

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Traditional Automatic Transmission
Traditional Automatic Transmission

An automatic transmission, also called auto, self-shifting transmission, n-speed automatic (where n is its number of forward gear ratios), or AT, is a type of motor vehicle transmission that can automatically change gear ratios as the vehicle moves, freeing the driver from having to shift gears manually.

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