Industry Changes Archives - Transmission Digest
Manuals today: A specialty option

Manual gearboxes have become much less common in vehicles over the past few decades. The automatic shift transmission became popular—and later dominant—during the 1960s. And, as sure as thunder follows lightning, the business of repairing manual units has decreased steadily as there are fewer of them. Once considered more fuel efficient, manuals have, over time,

Power Test Acquisitions

Power Test, Inc., makes acquisition of Taylor Dynamometer in Milwaukee area.

Solenoid Testing Machine

Hydra-Test’s new machine is enhanced with expanded features.

LSI Hires Todd Cawley as Vice President of Global Sales

Developer of Hot Shot’s Secret hires on the 20-year industry veteran.

Whatever It Takes Celebrates Grand Opening of Three New Locations

WIT opens new branches in Florida, Rhode Island and Arizona.

MAHLE Motorsport Announces Return to Racing Rebate

MAHLE’s consumer rebate is meant to help builders catch up in light of COVID-19.

OTC Announces Specialty Tool Portfolio Expansion

OTC announces new products for Ford, Lincoln and Mercury vehicles.

Lubrication Specialties to Produce Hand Sanitizer

LSI plans to create 4,500 bottles of hand sanitizer in response to the coronavirus.

Dorman Offering Free Online Tech Training Every Wednesday

Free live training courses starting every Wednesday at noon ET.

In this Together

The coronavirus pandemic has been hard on our industry. But we aren’t the type to stay down.

Universal RWD Transmission Holding Fixture

The T-Case Buddy from Adapt-A-Case.

Rein Automotive Offers Automatic Transmission Service Kits

The kits are for a wide range of European models equipped with ZF 6HP series transmissions.