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    Rumormill: BMW working on range of front-wheel-drive concepts
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    When BMW began making noise about bringing front-wheel drive to the table, purists, enthusiasts and fans of the brand immediately busted out the pitchforks and torches. Visions of front-wheel drive 3 Series and 1 Series models were almost enough to induce frenzy (not that a huge number of owners ...

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    Report: BMW to collaborate with Peugeot on hybrid system for FWD cars
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    The auto industry cross-pollination continues, with BMW and Peugeot having signed a Memorandum of Understanding to expand their engineering collaboration to include a new hybrid system. Specifically, this will be a hybrid drive for front-wheel drive vehicles, marking a departure for both BMW and ...

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    Video: BMW 0 Series leaks out in corporate video?
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    BMW 0 Series, is that you? – Click above to watch the video after the break
    If BMW intends to go downmarket any further, which seems likely considering that the automaker has already confirmed it will offer a front-wheel drive model under its own badge, there's only one model designation ...

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    BMW confirms plans for front-wheel-drive models
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    If there's one thing that's certain in this crazy world, it's that Ultimate Driving Machines are driven by their rear wheels. Sure, there's an occasional all-wheel-drive model thrown in for good measure, but even those revert to the tried-and-true RWD when extra traction from the front two ...

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    Report: BMW working on new FWD model below 1 Series
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    Rumors of a front-wheel drive model to slot in below the 1 Series have been circulating for some time, with the most recent report coming last October. Now, Autocar has confirmed with BMW's chairman, Norbert Reithofe, that an all-new model is coming from the automaker, designed to compete with ...

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    Report: Infiniti considering front-wheel-drive vehicle
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    Loyalists will accept a less powerful 2.5-liter G-Series in the model range, but how will they embrace a front-wheel drive model from Nissan's upscale – and enthusiast targeted – Infiniti brand? Larry Dominique, Nissan North America Inc.'s vice president for product planning, hinted ...

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    Rumormill: Subaru considering FWD Impreza for Europe, turbocharged 1.5-liter
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    Click above for a high-res gallery of the 2008 Subaru Impreza
    Autoweek.nl is spreading a rumor that Subaru is considering offering a two-wheel-drive version of the Impreza in Europe in an attempt to offer a budget alternative to the Mazda3 and Toyota Corolla. The entry-level Impreza would make use ...

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    Confirmed: FWD Impala around through 2012
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    It has been rumored for the last few months that Chevrolet would be soldiering on with a front-wheel-drive Impala for at least the next few years. The recent contract agreement between the Canadian Auto Workers union and General Motors appears to cement this rumor as fact. According to the signed ...

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    Wrong-Wheel-Drive! Dodge Demon to use Chery platform
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    click above for more high-res images of the Dodge Demon ConceptThe Dodge Demon has been hinted and anti-hinted for production, and it seems that the sports car will indeed make it into showrooms. Unfortunately, according to AutoWeek, the Demon will wind up on a front wheel drive chassis from Chery. ...

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    GM bringing new six-speed tranny to market in 2010
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    In an effort to keep up with the foreign competition, while at the same time offering consumers more ratios than they can shake their stick at, General Motors has made a pledge to invest $332 million into its Toledo, Ohio plant.The financial infusion is necessary to produce the new Hydra-matic ...

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    Decision on CTS siblings coming soon
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    PHOTOS UPDATEDCadillac is already on the upswing here in the US, and has been for some time. The image repair that GM has been able to carry out is impressive, and the rebirth is poised to enter phase two. GM Vice Chair Bob Lutz and Cadillac General Manager Jim Taylor both commented at the Geneva ...

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    Chrysler developing dual-clutch tranny for FWD vehicles
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    The dual-clutch gearbox's popularity has grown immensely over the past three years and that popularity only stands to grow. Average motorists have enjoyed the DSG's smooth shifting and economical fuel consumption, while enthusiasts appreciate the trick technology and uber-quick gear changes. ...

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