The automotive industry is rapidly introducing new technologies as automotive manufacturers seek to provide consumers vehicles with improved convenience, comfort, performance and fuel economy. The most visible technology innovations are often in the vehicle cabin and part of the infotainment system.
However, there have also been great improvements in automotive powertrains that improve vehicle handling, performance and fuel economy.
Today, one of the most common powertrain choices consumers will need to make is whether to purchase a vehicle with a manual or automatic transmission. Driving enthusiasts tend to prefer manual transmissions, but automatic transmissions have become popular due to their convenience. The automatic transmission is a large complex system that requires on-board processing capabilities and needs to remain operational under all driving conditions.
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