Why Do We Keep Adding Gears to Cars?

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Manufacturers just can’t stop adding gears to cars. In just a few years, we’ve gone from five or six speeds being the standard, to eight, nine, or even 10 speeds. Honda and GM are even working on gearboxes that go to 11! Why do they keep adding more? Well, it turns out there are two very good reasons why you might want a lot of gears, and quite a few reasons why you wouldn’t. Today, we’re gonna figure out why they keep adding gears to cars, and if there’s some point – like, we dunno, 11 maybe – where it’s simply too many. Let’s go!

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