VIENNA – Star Transmission, a company owned 100% by Daimler, launches production of 5-speed automatic transmissions at a new site in Sebes, Romania. The assembly line, which is partly automated, was transferred to the 96,900-sq.-ft (9,000-sq.-m) site from a Daimler plant in Germany. It consists of two large main lines and 11 preassembly lines. “The transfer of production to Sebes shows that Daimler relies on the proven reliability and flexibility of Star ...

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