It’s no secret that manual take rates are going down and probably will disappear once DCT becomes cost effective. But hey, Alfa; you’re the one who needs to get your foot back in the door. You’re facing competitors in a critical market who couldn’t be more on the ball with their products and will need every cross shop you can get. It will not help the Guilia to have potential buyers cross it off their lists right as you’re moving it to the launch pad.

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