THIONVILLE, France — General Motors Corp. gets a big assist from German supplier Kolbenschmidt Pierburg AG in manufacturing a key powertrain component for the new 2002 Saturn Vue, which goes on sale in the coming weeks. GM subsidiary Adam Opel AG produces the 3L 54-degree V-6 engine for the Vue at its plant in Ellesmere Port, U.K., and it’s an important engine because it powers the Saturn L-Series, Cadillac Catera, Saab 9-5 and Opel Omega and Vectra models, in addition to a modified 3.2L ...

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