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New 9-Speed Pushes Tech Limit, GM Saysif Ford's main plan was for vehicles built in their cancelled San Luis Potosi factory?
WardsAuto | James M. Amend | Dec 7, 2016
...As for now, a fourth model also will receive the 9-speed soon, perhaps on a redesigned GMC Terrain midsize CUV. GM expects 10 vehicle models to use it by the end of 2017. It is built at GM’s San Luis Potosi, Mexico, manufacturing operation after a recent $131 million investment to accommodate its production...
Autoblog ("The nine-speed transmission was pleasantly surprising. Unlike the nine-speed in the Honda Pilot or various Jeeps, this one never felt like it was hunting for the perfect gear.").
MotorTrend ("There’s never the sense of constant gear shuffling that we’ve noticed in many other nine-speeds, and I never detected a moment’s indecision . . . " ).