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automatic transmission

n
(Automotive Engineering) a transmission system in a motor vehicle, usually incorporating a fluid clutch, in which the gears change automatically

automat′ic transmis′sion


n.
an automotive transmission requiring either very little or no manual shifting of gears.
[1945–50]
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Noun1.automatic transmission - a transmission that automatically changes the gears according to the speed of the carautomatic transmission - a transmission that automatically changes the gears according to the speed of the car
transmission system, transmission - the gears that transmit power from an automobile engine via the driveshaft to the live axle
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Michael Solt, Director, Automatic Transmission Engineering, FCA US LLC, said, 'Eric has made significant contributions to the research and development of automatic transmissions during his 23-plus year career at our Company.
It is now possible for holders of light driving licenses in the category of Automatic Transmission to apply for shifting their licenses to Manual Transmission category, as of this October, said Jamal Al Sada Director of Drivers Licensing, at RTAs Licensing Agency.
It is now possible for holders of light driving licences in the category of Automatic Transmission to apply for shifting their licences to Manual Transmission category, as of this October," said Jamal Al Sada Director of Drivers Licensing, at RTA's Licensing Agency.
It is now possible for holders of light driving licences in the category of automatic transmission to apply for shifting their licences to manual transmission category from this October," said Jamal Al Sada, director of drivers licensing at the RTA's licensing agency.
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Yes, it is true that automatic transmission does away with your shifting worries while on the move, but you still need to worry for the health of your car's transmission.
Plus, an automatic transmission will downshift "automatically'' anyway as you're stopping.
The high-performance 2015 Fiat 500 Abarth and Abarth Cabrio, now offering an optional six-speed automatic transmission, are under production at Toluca Assembly Plant in Toluca, Mexico.
Now, there will be a waiting period as the automatic transmission parts are being imported.
Currently, an automatic transmission ( AT) version of a car in the domestic market is priced around ` 1 lakh higher than the manual transmission version, Pareek added.
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