Why U.S. won't see BMW's first fwd car for now

11:53 am U.S. ET | March 5, 2014
Why is BMW's first front-wheel-drive car, the 2-series Active Tourer, not coming to the United States right away? The crossover debuted at the Geneva auto show and goes on sale in Europe in October. It isn't likely to go on sale in the United States for at least 15 months.... Read More »



Mazda Europe design boss on why brand's fwd cars have a rwd look

Feb. 12, 2014 06:15 CET
Mazda's 'convention-defying' approach to car design means its front-wheel-drive models have the long, flowing looks of popular premium rear-drive models.... Read More »


BMW's fwd Active Tourer coming in 2015

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 25, 2013
BMW's first front-wheel-drive crossover, the Active Tourer, will go on sale in the United States in early 2015. The Active Tourer will share a fwd architecture and new three- and four-cylinder engines with the next-generation Mini Cooper that debuted at the Los Angeles Auto Show last week, said Ian Robertson, BMW AG's board member for sales and marketing.... Read More »


Source: BMW has a plan for fwd 1-series sedan

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 30, 2013
BMW plans to slot an entry-level front-wheel-drive sedan just below the 3-series sedan.... Read More »


M-B may add to small fwd line, Zetsche says

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 22, 2013
Mercedes-Benz may expand its compact front-wheel-drive lineup when a second generation debuts in 2018, Daimler AG CEO Dieter Zetsche said.... Read More »


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