Expanding on plans to make a variety of powerplants from a few highly flexible “modular” families (see story, p.1), General Motors Corp. confirms it will build all-new inline 4- and 5-cyl. engines at its new Flint Engine South plant in Flint, MI. The new inlines will share about 75% of their parts with the Vortec 4200 straight-6, which went into production early this year for GM's all-new midsize sport/utility vehicles (SUVs). Although GM's Powertrain division officially says only that the ...

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