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good question. the existing 10 speeds are far less torque capable so there is no grab parts then tweak option. gm is very much invested in allison branding. ram is walking two roads with their in-house trans and with aisin-warner. they may have a contract with a-w that would cost to exit. these last two things make the partner trans thing that gm and ford did with those transaxles and transmissions less likely for a new hd trans with either of them. ford is using the 6r140 in medium duties and that creates inertia to leave a proven unit for one that is new, more gears or not. i sure hope somebody connected would leak us something as everything is speculation. ford is not making target profits and they lead so someone is likely asking how an expensive trans helps if competition is 6 speeds.
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