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There's a great new transmission technology on cars — but consumers don't like it

One of the big advantages that traditional gas-powered cars have over electric vehicles is that for people who like to feel the power of an engine, internal combustion is the way to go. Electric cars have lightning acceleration, but because they effectively have only one gear, they can feel a bit space-age and technical after that initial burst of speed. But traditional transmissions for gas cars are inherently not fuel efficient.
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