Adam Opel AG confirms it will build a new continuously variable transmission (CVT) at its plant in Szentgotthard, Hungary. Opel will invest $151 million in the project and begin production in 2001. Capacity is pegged at 250,000 units annually. • Mazda Motor of America agrees to pay a $5.25 million fine for allegedly violating U.S. government orders in its advertising for cars and trucks, the Federal Trade Commission says. The FCC alleges Mazda used “small and unreadable print” for ...

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