Multi-year deal covers all front-wheel drive, dual-clutch, hybrid variants.
Private equity firm acquired the manufacturer of commercial-duty transmission systems from General Motors in 2007.
$1.3 billion investment brings automaker’s total spending on US manufacturing plants to $2.8 billion in 2013.
New factory will manufacture 8-speed transmissions.
An increase of 6.6% over results from a year ago.
135 workers strike after collective bargaining agreements expires; company expects quick resolution