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What Is It?

...paint and a two-speed automatic transmission that for the first time...s push button Powerflite automatic transmission."When I started attending...56 DeSoto sedan, and the automatic transmission buttons were on the dashboard...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2014-08-28/what-it
Three-wheeled Elio, a $6,800 commuter car, is closer to going on sale

...Having three wheels also makes it cheaper. It will be offered in just two configurations ? with a manual or automatic transmission ? and it has standard air conditioning, power windows and door locks and an AM/FM radio. More features...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-15/three-wheeled-elio-6800-co
What Is It?

...C March Sr.: "This 1964 is one of the first-generation (1963-65) Marauders. These cars came with an automatic transmission with a 390, 406 or 427 V-8."Lloyd B. Schnuck: "The Mercury marque was established by Edsel Ford in 1938 as...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2014-08-14/what-it
What Is It?

...50 x 14. A true hemispherical-head engine of 392 cubic inches sent power to a three-speed Torqueflite automatic transmission."Because a few of the states had laws allowing only a single headlight per side, Chrysler (and Lincoln...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2014-08-07/what-it
Nissan, Hyundai issue big recalls

...gear-shift levers.The recall covers 883,000 cars from the 2011-14 model years.The Korean automaker says the automatic transmission shift cable can separate from the shift lever. If that happens, the lever might not show the correct gear...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2014-08-07/nissan-hyundai-issue-big-reca
Biz Bits

...levers. The recall covers 883,000 cars from the 2011 through 2014 model years. The Korean automaker says the automatic transmission shift cable can separate from the shift lever. If that happens, the lever might not show the correct gear, increasing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-30/business-news
What Is It?

...1940, Olds offered the industry's first fully automatic transmission. In 1949, Oldsmobile (along with Cadillac...This was also the GM introduction of the TH400 automatic transmission, which was widely used in years to come. The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2014-07-31/what-it
What Is It?

...Powered by a 390-cubic-inch overhead-valve V-8 with 325 horsepower and a four-speed Hydra-Matic automatic transmission."Joe Bert said: "The ultimate collector's dream, and pink, at that! That car had the largest fins...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2014-06-13/what-it
What Is It?

...Chevy's first overhead-valve V-8 and Powerglide automatic transmission."Unlike the Bel Air version, it had few frills...became standard, some brands had push-button automatic transmission selectors, and the American Automobile Association...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2014-06-05/what-it
General Motors, Honda recall vehicles

...AuraDETROIT - General Motors is recalling nearly 60,000 of its 2007-08 Saturn Aura midsize sedans because the automatic transmission shift levers can show the wrong gear and says it has known about the problem for at least a year.The problem...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2014-05-08/general-motors-honda-recall-v