Visteon Corp. says it will produce its innovative new lightweight “Slip-in-Tube” (SIT) driveshaft for an '03 fullsize van for global markets. Company officials will not identify the vehicle, except to say it is used for cargo and passenger applications. The Ford Econoline van, incidentally, is being redesigned, likely for '03, sources say. One plant is being prepared to produce the SIT driveshaft, which Visteon engineers consider a quantum leap in technology. It consists of two pieces, ...

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