ZF Friedrichshafen AG says its continuously variable transmission (CVT) joint venture with Ford Motor Co. will be turning out 1 million units annually by 2005, part of the reason the company foresees the NAFTA region as its biggest growth market going forward. The Ford-ZF JV will begin producing CVTs in fall 2001 for both Ford and Fiat Auto SpA, ZF Group North American Operations Chief Executive James C. Orchard says. Volume the first full year of operation should be in the ...

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