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GFX introduces new filter for Dodge, Isuzu, Hino, Mitsubishi Fuso vehicles

GFX has introduced a new filter for Dodge, Isuzu, Hino, and Mitsubishi Fuso transmissions. This includes the Aisin Seiki 465, AS68RC, and A860E transmission models, and the Mitsubishi Fuso two-wheel drive truck shallow pan. According to the company, this filter is designed to replace OEM part no. 8-98079401-0, ME519542, years 2005 and up. 

Alto adds new Ford 8F35 filter

Alto has introduced a new main internal filter for Ford 8F35 eight-speed transmissions, model years 2018 and on. The Alto part no. is 197944A.

EPA proposes new emissions standards to spur transition to electric vehicles

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed new federal emissions standards intended to dramatically increase sales of electric vehicles (EVs). The sales would be achieved by reducing multi-pollutant emissions, including greenhouse gas (GHG) and criteria pollutants (particulate matter (PM), ozone, nitrogen oxides (NOX) and carbon monoxide (CO) from new light-duty and medium-duty (8,501 to

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Alto launches new Mazda torque converter

Alto recently announced a new torque converter for the Mazda FW6A-EL transmission, model years 2012 and on. The one-sided friction clutches feature Alto’s G3 high-performance material, the company notes.

Alto introduces new kits for 10-speed Ford, Allison transmissions

Alto recently announced two new bushing kits for 10-speed transmissions. The first is an 11-piece bi-metal bushing kit for the 10-speed Ford 10R60 transmission, model years 2020 and on. The various pieces can be seen in the image above. The Alto part no. is 242625B. The second (Alto part no. 236625) is a 13-piece bi-metal

Vehicle miles traveled rise in early 2023

January 2023 was a good month for travel on the nation’s highways, as Vehicle Miles Traveled rose. As measured by the 12-month moving total, January was up 0.4% from December to 3.181 trillion miles, as shown by the chart below. January 2023’s monthly total was up 5.6% over January 2022, according to the Federal Highway

Raybestos Powertrain introduces new A8LR1 friction and steel clutch plates

Raybestos Powertrain announced a new complete unit GPZ friction clutch pack module and a new steel clutch pack module for the Hyundai / Kia A8LR1 transmission. The RGPZ-287 A8LR1 GPZ Friction Clutch Pack Module (pictured above) contains all single-sided and double-sided friction clutch plates needed to rebuild a Hyundai / Kia A8LR1 transmission, the company

Alto introduces bushing for Mercedes 722.6

Alto has announced a new bushing for Mercedes 722.6 transmissions. The new bi-metal stator rear bushing (Alto part no. 141201) covers 722.6 (W5A580, W5A330) five-speed transmissions from model years 1996 and on.

Solera launches Identifix Shop Manager

Solera has introduced a new comprehensive repair shop management solution, Identifix Shop Manager. Identifix Shop Manager is a cloud-based system for repair shops of all sizes, giving managers visibility into parts pricing, job tracking, accounting and more. It integrates with several accounting programs and part providers, the company notes. Additional features of Identifix Shop Manager

TransTec extends coverage for 9T overhaul kits

TransTec has shared that its 9T50 overhaul kit (part no. 49420576) and 9T50 overhaul kit with pistons (part no. 49420637) will now cover the GM 9T65 transmission, model years 2018 and up. Applications affected include:

Is your shop ready for a service EVolution?

The auto industry is investing more than $1 trillion into shifting new vehicle production from internal combustion to electric power. Forecasters estimate that EVs could account for up to one-third of the North American market by 2029. And with dozens of electric models from domestic and import brands already on the road, chances are good

Powertrain industry directory and buyer’s guide 2023

This is the latest in TD’s annual series of directories for the powertrain industry. Companies that supply products to the powertrain aftermarket are listed in alphabetical order. Because data changes frequently, only organizations that have updated information with Transmission Digest in the recent past are included. Every precaution has been taken in the preparation of