WHITE MARSH, MD – General Motors Corp. will start small when it comes to its new 2-Mode hybrid transmission, but the auto maker appears confident the Job One launch of production here marks only the beginning for the new unit. The 2-Mode, developed in a joint venture with the former DaimlerChrysler AG and BMW AG, will debut later this year on Chevrolet Tahoe and GMC Yukon fullsize SUVs. Production of those models is slated to get under way at GM’s Arlington, TX, assembly plant next week. ...

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