PARIS – On the rolling plains that surround the Charles de Gaulle Airport, automotive engineers from eight companies and journalists from a handful of countries drive an Opel Corsa with a 1.2L engine linked to a prototype of what is claimed to be the smallest-ever 6-speed automatic transmission. Rouman Antonov For transmission inventor Antonov Automotive Technologies, test drives are a crucial selling moment. Company Chairman Rouman Antonov says he has spent $40 million ...

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