BRATISLAVA, Slovakia – Volkswagen Slovakia a.s. will be the sole source of Volkswagen AG’s 6-speed transmission for use in cars based on the new Golf platform. Production start of the new transmission was postponed for six weeks and now is scheduled to begin later this year. The auto maker plans to manufacture 1,330 units this year and about 140,000 transmissions in 2003. The first vehicle to receive the new gearbox is the new VW Touran minivan, followed by the next-generation Golf and ...

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