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Automatic Transmission

Automatic transmissions move the vehicle forward from a standstill, select and change gear without the driver’s intervention. The fact that the driver no longer has to use his left foot for the clutch pedal or right hand for gear changes helps to increase safety as well as personal comfort.
The engine’s power is transmitted by a torque converter. Other assemblies include the planetary gear set with up to eight gears and a hydraulic or electronic/hydraulic control unit.