Manufacturers from the United States is currently preparing new equipment at its plant. Other preparations. Chrysler workers at three plants located in Kokomo also received training.
The plan, at the end of 2012, Chrysler will begin producing cars with eight-speed transmission. While the variant with nine acceleration will begin production in early 2013.
“Literally, two transmissions will replace it. All that we make today will be used by all variants, “said Chrysler vice president Brian Harlow at the explain plan the nine-speed transmission in a car with front-wheel drive system.
Later, two transmission models will be developed together with German company ZF Group. Chrysler plans to offer variants of trucks and SUVs are more fuel efficient. With eight transmissions, fuel efficiency can be reduced to 25 percent.
Currently, Chrysler has a variant with 8-speed transmission in Chrysler 300 and Dodge Charger sedans. Moreover, Chrysler will also menyematkanya the Jeep Wrangler, Ram, Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Challenger. While the 9-speed transmission presented in Chrysler 200.