WATCH: How Do Dual-Clutch Transmissions Work?

WATCH: How Do Dual-Clutch Transmissions Work?

They've been around for a while. Since 2003, to be exact, when Volkswagen began building them into their road cars.

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Let’s talk about dual-clutch transmissions. They’ve been around for a while. Since 2003, to be exact, when Volkswagen began building them into their road cars. Since then, other carmakers began including variations of the dual-clutch transmission in their own vehicles, giving it their own names like Powershift for Ford, DYMOS for Hyundai, or simply DCT from BMW. No matter the name, and no matter the carmaker, the intent remains the same: efficiency.

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