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An automatic transmission, also called auto, self-shifting transmission, n-speed automatic or AT, is a type of motor vehicle transmission ...

Shifting Times: The rise of the automatic transmission | Driving


Jan 6, 2015 ... Just who came up with the first automatic transmission is as muddled a tale as who invented the automobile (and don't necessarily believe ...

Transmission History Basics | Mister Transmission


How and why our society shifted from manual to automatic transmissions.

Hydra-Matic History: GM's First Automatic Transmission - Ate Up ...


May 29, 2010 ... GM's original Hydra-Matic transmission was one of the most important innovations in the history of the automobile. It wasn't the first automatic ...

www.ask.com/youtube?q=Who Invented The Automatic Transmission&v=Ue07DdPQv0k
Nov 18, 2012 ... History During the 1930s, automakers sought to reduce or eliminate the ... The AST was a semi-automatic transmission using planetary gears ...

Innovations in Driving: The Automatic Transmission | Popular Science


Sep 11, 2012 ... Have you ever looked at a diagram of an automatic transmission? ... also invented the cone-style synchromesh transmission, the Hydra-Matic.

How sexist marketing sold America on the automatic transmission


Nov 1, 2011 ... In his book Auto Opium: A Social History of American Automobile Design, ... The problem was that the automatic transmission and other power ...

1939: first American cars with automatic transmission


Jun 14, 2007 ... The automatic transmission was based on technology first developed ... Llewelyn Fletcher was the inventor of the 1939 automatic transmission.



Apr 9, 2013 ... The first automatic gearbox (transmission) was invented by Alfred Horner Munro, of Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada in 1921. On November ...

Great Hungarian Inventions: The Automatic Transmission Shift and ...


Sep 12, 2015 ... Did you know that both the automatic transmission shift and the ball pen were invented by the same Hungarian man? It is László József Bíró, ...

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Automatic Transmission History and Evolution - A Look Back


1937: General Motors introduced the first semi-automatic transmission, which they called and promoted as the “Automatic Safety Transmission” or AST for short .

Who invented the FIRST fully automatic transmission? - AnandTech ...


Jan 20, 2006 ... just wonderin if ATOT has this knowledge without going to google. and then who invented the first fully automatic transmission that made it to a.

Automobile Drivetrain History - Motorera


A history of the automobile and its component parts. ... The next significant attempt at an automatic transmission was by Reo in 1934. Called the Reo Self- Shifter, ...