VIENNA – Opel Austria Powertrain GmbH, a Fiat-GM Powertrain company, is preparing to retool its plant here to accommodate production of a new 6-speed transmission family in 2004. The M 20/32 gearbox will hike production capacity by about 200,000 units to about 1.38 million transmissions annually. The ability to make room for higher production volumes without expanding the physical facility is a big advantage for the Vienna plant. About 50% of new transmission production will ...

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