DETROIT -- General Motors Corp. confirms it will continue to trim white-collar jobs in 2002, but the auto maker tells analysts here its cost-cutting programs won’t affect product development plans or curtail its efforts to increase market share worldwide. GM also disclosed it is dissolving New Venture Gear, its transmission-transfer case joint venture with DaimlerChrysler Corp. As a result, GM will retake possession of the Muncie, IN, manual transmission plant and incur a small charge in ...

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