It looks like even the Chinese automakers are jumping onto the dual clutch transmission bandwagon! Ricardo has announced that it has signed a tentative agreement to provide Chinese automaker Great Wall Motor Co (which makes the Hover SUV above) design services for a 6-speed dual clutch transmission as well as an advanced gasoline engine. Ricardo has a Chinese technical center in Shanghai, and has over 20 regular customers in China which it provides consultancy services to. It’s other Chinese clients include Chery Automobile Co and Shanghai Automotive Industry Corp, both of which it assists in the development of hybrid powertrains.