Category: Volkswagen Technology

Battery Technology in VW Group's Electric Vehicles: Why It's Worth Going Electric MILTA Technology
Jul 14, 2022
Battery Technology in VW Group’s Electric Vehicles: Why It’s Worth Going Electric

The pressure to make the switch to an electric car seems to be growing by the day. The government’s 2030 moratorium on new petrol and diesel car sales is creeping ever closer, and while that doesn’t mean we can’t keep driving existing internal combustion engine vehicles after the deadline, there’ll be no more new ones […]

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What’s the Haldex Clutch and Where Can You Find It? MILTA Technology
Jul 11, 2022
What’s the Haldex Clutch and Where Can You Find It?

How much do you know about your car’s AWD system? If you drive a SEAT, for example, and you were told that you have a Haldex clutch system, would you know what that meant? While these things are not exactly a matter of life and death, knowing more about your car’s drivetrain, powertrain and other […]

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What is the ASG? Why Is It an Important Innovation? MILTA Technology
May 15, 2022
What is the ASG? Why Is It an Important Innovation?

Those familiar with vehicle transmissions may already know what an ASG is, but for those not in the know, it stands for automated shift gearbox. It’s one of the most significant automotive innovations from Volkswagen in recent years, and in today’s blog we’re going to spend some time looking at what they are, what sets […]

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Why VW's Dual Clutch is Such an Important Milestone in Automatic Transmission Technology MILTA Technology
Apr 27, 2022
Why VW’s Dual Clutch is Such an Important Milestone in Automatic Transmission Technology

The Volkswagen brand is known for many great achievements over the years, and is now closely associated with high-quality yet affordable cars across a wide spectrum of vehicle types, including a growing range of electric cars. Among the group’s many technical achievements, one that simply has to be counted is the creation of the world’s […]

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Latest Technology from VW Group: How Do Travel Assist and Adaptive Lane Assist Work? MILTA Technology
Apr 21, 2022
Latest Technology from VW Group: How Do Travel Assist and Adaptive Lane Assist Work?

New technology is one of the most exciting parts of new automotive development. As new cars roll off the production line each model year, many of us wait eagerly for OEMs to tell us all about the brand-new technology that will be featured in the new models. Since most of us don’t have the privilege […]

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The History and Evolution of Automatic Gearboxes MILTA Technology
Mar 31, 2022
The History and Evolution of Automatic Gearboxes

For so many years in the UK, manual transmissions have dominated the marketplace to the point where some younger drivers have barely seen vehicles with automatic transmissions and how they work. Some even assume that the automatic is something quite new and up and coming in the world of cars. Of course, the older and […]

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Is the DSG Automatic the Gearbox of the Future? MILTA Technology
Mar 13, 2022
Is the DSG Automatic the Gearbox of the Future?

For so many years in the UK, the vast majority of on-road cars have had powertrains paired with a manual transmission, with a distinct minority of vehicles that have an automatic transmission. There were some who assumed that this dynamic would never change. There were certain qualities of manuals in the UK that would always […]

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Is an Automatic Gearbox a Luxury These Days? MILTA Technology
Mar 10, 2022
Is an Automatic Gearbox a Luxury These Days?

It’s no secret that if you choose a car with an automatic transmission, it tends to cost more. The cheapest trim level of virtually any car you’d care to mention is invariably one that’s supplied with a 5- or 6-speed manual transmission as standard. When you start to climb the trim ladder, you see automatic […]

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What Kind of Gearbox Will the Car of the Future Have? MILTA Technology
Mar 05, 2022
What Kind of Gearbox Will the Car of the Future Have?

The modern car is heavily laden with cutting-edge technology. It’s one of the main reasons that even though car makers have found many lighter and more durable materials to use for the car’s construction in the past, the cars themselves remain heavier on average than cars of the past. The added weight of sensors, lithium-ion […]

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What Makes the DSG Gearbox Such a Good Choice? MILTA Technology
Feb 12, 2022
What Makes the DSG Gearbox Such a Good Choice?

A direct-shift gearbox (DSG), also known as a twin-clutch or dual-clutch transmission (DCT) is a unique style of automatic gearbox that is increasingly offered on cars these days, but many are still wondering what it is that makes the DSG gearbox so special? Why is it becoming the top choice of many drivers? We’ll try […]

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