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More Details of M 20/32 6-speed Provided by Fiat-GM Powertrain

Friday, November 22nd, 2002

Vienna, Austria — Earlier this month Opel Austria Powertrain GmbH revealed further details of production plans for its new 6-speed manual transmission developed by Fiat-GM Powertrain. Sixty variants will ultimately be produced for the most important model series of the Fiat, Opel, Alfa Romeo, Vauxhall and Saab brands. Construction of the new M 20/32 will take the place of the current F13 gearbox on 42,000 square meters adjacent to continuing production of the F17 gearbox (480,000 units in 2002).

The last F13 gearbox leaves Aspern just-in-time at the end of November 2002. In December the dismantling of the system begins and should be final by March 2003. (more…)