Among the debates on how many gears a vehicle needs in 2018, one emerging transmission innovation adds an interesting angle to the conversation. The CVT (continuously variable transmission) is a technology that eliminates the need for a set number of gears, designed instead to shift using infinite gear ratios. Today, CVT transmissions are more well-developed than ever, and manufacturers are starting to understand how to incorporate them into their vehicles. But what kind of market share do CVTs really have, and how can we expect them to impact the transmission industry moving forward? In this blog post, we'll take a look at IHS data that illustrates what CVT industry production looks like today and in the future.
As a modern steering rebuilder, it's likely that you already have several measures in place to ensure you can serve as many customers as possible: an optimized shop process, well-trained technicians, and all the parts and knowledge you need for a successful rebuild. But as vehicle manufacturers continue to innovate designs and engineering to improve the driver experience, your capabilities and processes need to keep up. In today's automotive market, there's one major way to ensure that you're able to serve the most customers and vehicles possible — servicing EPS.
As a part of the global Freudenberg family, we like to take any steps we can to give back to our community and the planet, too. That mission not only applies inside our facility, but reaches far and wide outside it as well. However, one of our favorite projects can be found right outside our kitting and distribution operation, in our own backyard.
At Sunrise Transmissions, automotive service is all in the family. In today's inaugural edition of our transmission shop spotlight, we're featuring the Profeta family owned and operated Sunrise Transmissions shop in Islip, Long Island, New York. The shop has a long history of providing full-service transmission repairs with great results to satisfied customers and has trusted TransTec seal kits to help rebuild it right for over 20 years.
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