Aisin AR5 Archives - Transmission Digest
Getting a Grip on the Aisin AR5 Transmission

With the continuing decline of vehicles available with manual transmissions from the manufacturers, we must be aware of more “niche markets” for our businesses. The typical vehicle counts with stick transmissions have declined steadily, with both GM and Ford no longer offering full-size pickups with manual transmissions. The sports or performance cars are still produced with manual transmissions, as are many imports, but the decline is here to stay for the foreseeable future.