WILLOW RUN, MI – Confirming its promise to develop premium drivetrain components that compete with the world’s best, General Motors Corp. announces it will build an advanced 6-speed automatic transmission at a former WWII bomber-making plant here. Six-speed automatic earmarked for upscale GM cars and light trucks. The new Hydra-Matic 6-speed automatic, says Homi Patel, vice president and general manager-manufacturing operations for GM Powertrain, is earmarked for “up-level ...
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