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Report: Infiniti mulling more rear-wheel-drive hybrids

by Steven J. Ewing (RSS feed) on Aug 23rd, 2010 at 3:32PM

The Infiniti M35 Hybrid won't be hitting showrooms until Spring 2011, but that doesn't mean future applications of the hybrid powertrain aren't already in the works. Speaking with Automotive News, Nissan North America's vice president of product planning, Larry Dominique, says that the M35's hybrid drivetrain was designed to fit all of Infiniti's rear-wheel drive models, not just the flagship M. Infiniti's new hybrid system is the first gasoline-electric powerplant solely designed by Nissan (the Altima Hybrid uses a Toyota-sourced unit). Once the M35 launches, we could see new hybrid... Read More

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