Production of General Motors Corp.’s continuously variable transmission (CVT) may resume shortly, after being suspended for nearly two months to fix undisclosed problems. The Saturn Vue was the first GM vehicle to offer a continuously variable transmission. “Hopefully, it will be soon. It sounds like we’re close,” a Saturn spokeswoman tells Ward’s. “But there is no specific date set.” The CVT, which eliminates “gear drop” by constantly varying gear ratios to maximize ...
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