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  • More efficiency for the volume segment thanks to the new manual gearbox MQ281 
  • Initially installed in the new Passat; other Volkswagen models to follow suit

Volkswagen has developed a new state-of-the-art manual gearbox: the MQ281, as it is known, works efficiently and saves up to five grammes of CO2 per kilometre depending on the engine-gearbox combination. The new Passat is the first vehicle to be equipped with the MQ281, followed by almost all vehicle classes of the Volkswagen Group.

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