AutoblogGreen for 08.19.10

Greenlings: Why do automatic transmissions now get better fuel efficiency than manuals?
Going from fluid coupling to Lock-up converters to DCTs has a big effect.
Paris 2010 preview: Kia adding fizz with all-electric Pop Concept
There’s not a lot of information available. Yet.
American ignorance of efficiency numbers might be the biggest hurdle to cleaner cars
What do all these numbers mean?
Other news:

  • Chevrolet Volt continues to handle Pikes Peak with ease [w/video]
  • After a visit to Fisker HQ, Jim Motavalli frustrated by lack of information
  • Nissan happy with Leaf promotion via Apple’s iAd mobile service

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