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I'm really not sure there is a single answer to this question. Some manufactures will claim they engineer a two piece drive shaft to eliminate vibrations and harmonics, but in reality, a one piece would have worked just fine. Personally, I believe that many manufacturers just use whichever shaft it can get the best deal on from their suppliers at that given ...
There is a manufacturer out on the market right now who actually does this. Magneti Marelli has an Automated Manual Transmission or AMT. This was discussed in this thread.
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