VIENNA – General Motors Powertrain-Austria GmbH is forecasting another big increase in engine and transmission output at its plant here for 2011. Last year, GM Powertrain’s largest factory worldwide produced 525,115 engines, up 28.8% from 2009. Transmission output hit 876,854 units, a 34.2% jump from prior-year. “We expect a double-digit percentage increase this year, as well,” Managing Director Rudolf Hamp says. Plans call for production of at least 700,000 engines and more than 1 ...
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