Chrysler Group is on the right track with its investment in a joint venture with Getrag Corporate Group, analysts say. Chrysler and the Germany-based transmission supplier are spending $530 million to build an 804,000 sq.-ft. (74,700 sq.-m.) plant in Kokomo, IN. The site will make 700,000 dual-clutch transmissions (DCTs) annually, with production set to begin in 2009. As auto makers struggle to reconcile the call for higher fuel economy with continued consumer demand for vehicles that ...
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