General Motors Corp. is predicting its innovative continuously variable transmission (CVT) will be a popular option on its all-new Saturn Vue compact cross/utility vehicle (CUV), accounting for 50% of the 50,000 deliveries expected in 2002. Branded VTi by GM, the CVT then will be rolled out to two ’03 model cars, including the Saturn S-Series replacement, Ion, the automaker says. VTi represents an important technological gamble for GM, which is attempting to re-establish itself as an auto ...

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