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I’m willing to bet this new transmission,even with its two motors is cheaper to manufacture than a standard automatic transmission. So I think it’s just a matter of time before we start seeing electric transmissions like the 5ET50 showing up in ordinary cars. What I mean is what if you keep the ICE and instead of the old 6-speed auto, you replace it with a cheaper to build electric transmission and a small battery. You then end up with a hybrid that drives like a Volt in CS modes, which is to say, it drives great, nothing like a Prius or other economic, and you get a significant increase in fuel economy. If you add a larger battery this vehicle now becomes a plug-in hybrid. It still uses the same transmission, but with a larger battery which increases costs but now allows all electric driving. What I’m wondering is can this transmission handle really powerful ICEs capable ...

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