VIENNA – Sales of theLada Granta low-cost sedan equipped with an automatic transmission will start in Russia in the coming weeks. For AvtoVAZ, which has manufactured more than 27 million Ladas since 1970, the latest move means a small revolution, as the Granta is the auto maker’s first car equipped with an automatic transmission. AvtoVAZ is using4-speed automatic transmissions sourced from JATCO for small front-wheel-drive vehicles. For the Japanese supplier, the AvtoVAZ ...

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