Stellantis to end manual gearbox production at Vienna plant

June 29, 2023

Stellantis plans to end operations at its manual gearbox production site in Vienna-Aspern, as demand for manual gearboxes falls due to the trend towards electric cars (Courtesy Stellantis)
Stellantis plans to end operations at its manual gearbox production site in Vienna-Aspern, as demand for manual gearboxes falls due to the trend towards electric cars (Courtesy Stellantis)

A spokesperson from automotive group Stellantis has shared that the company has informed unions and local officials of its plan to end operations at its manual gearbox production site in Vienna-Aspern, Austria, reports Reuters.

It was stated that the carmaker will engage in discussions on how to support the 300 employees at the gearbox plant.

The development comes as demand for traditional manual gearboxes is weakening due to an industry trend towards electric cars.

www.stellantis.com

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