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Rumormill: BMW working on range of front-wheel-drive concepts

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 in

Report: BMW to collaborate with Peugeot on hybrid system for FWD cars

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 Peugeot.

Video: BMW 0 Series leaks out in corporate video?

BMW 0 Series, is that you? – Click above to watch the video after the break

Video: BMW 0 Series leaks out in corporate video?

BMW 0 Series, is that you? – Click above to watch the video after the break

BMW confirms plans for front-wheel drive, low emissions targets

If there's one thing that's certain in this crazy world we live in, 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 contact patches isn't deemed necessary or desirable. Well, alert the media (oh, wait...): BMW has confirmed Jeremy Korzeniewski

BMW confirms plans for front-wheel-drive models

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 contact patches isn't deemed necessary or desirable. Well, alert the media (oh, wait...): BMW has confirmed Jeremy Korzeniewski

Report: BMW working on new FWD model below 1 Series

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 compe

Rumormill: Subaru considering FWD Impreza for Europe, turbocharged 1.5-liter

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Confirmed: FWD Impala around through 2012

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

Wrong-Wheel-Drive! Dodge Demon to use Chery platform

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GM bringing new six-speed tranny to market in 2010

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.

Chrysler developing dual-clutch tranny for FWD vehicles

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. Volkswagen already announced that they plan on replacing all their automatic transmission vehi