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PAUL MCVEIGH

Renault Twingo: a new French revolution

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 5, 2014
The Renault Twingo will stand out in Europe's crowded minicar segment because of its rear-engine layout and rear-wheel drive.... Read More »

 

Rumored rwd Cadillac LTS spied

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 24, 2014
After more than a decade of rumors, a big, rear-wheel-drive Cadillac sedan looks to be a go.... Read More »

 

PERFORMANCE, REAL BACK SEAT

SS puts Chevy back in rwd sedan segment for duel with SRTs

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 8, 2013
Chevrolet sells more performance cars than any U.S. brand. But until recently, it ceded a lucrative slice of the market -- rear-wheel-drive sports sedans -- almost entirely to Chrysler Group's Charger and 300 SRT models.... Read More »

 

AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE E-MAGAZINE

Alfa's revised plan focuses on new rwd/awd architecture

12:15 am U.S. ET | Dec. 2, 2013
The revised Alfa Romeo plan that Fiat boss Sergio Marchionne is expected to announce next April focuses on a new rear-wheel- and all-wheel-drive architecture that the automaker hopes will boost Alfa's global presence.... Read More »

 

AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE E-MAGAZINE

Alfa's revised plan focuses on new rwd/awd architecture

Dec. 2, 2013 06:15 CET
The revised Alfa Romeo plan that Fiat boss Sergio Marchionne is expected to announce next April focuses on a new rear-wheel- and all-wheel-drive architecture that the automaker hopes will boost Alfa's global presence.... Read More »

 

U.S. dealers might get Mercedes rwd minivan

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 11, 2013
Mercedes-Benz may offer its next-generation European minivan and commercial van in the United States, company insiders say. The new V-class minivan and Vito commercial vehicle will go on sale in spring in Europe and could arrive in the United States in 2015.... Read More »

 

Marchionne promises reworked plan for Alfa, entire Fiat Group

Oct. 31, 2013 12:45 CET
Fiat-Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne has promised his fourth revival strategy in nine years for the struggling Alfa Romeo brand. Alfa's future is a key part of Marchionne's effort to turn around Fiat Group, which just lowered its profit target for 2013 because of persistent losses in Europe.... Read More »

 

Chevy SS: Lots of power, limited retail network

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 26, 2013
General Motors will limit distribution of the upcoming Chevrolet SS performance sedan to bigger markets and dealerships that have done well selling sports cars.... Read More »

 

Fiat-Chrysler mull rwd platform for Alfa Romeo, Chrysler and Dodge cars

July 22, 2013 13:45 CET
Fiat and Chrysler are working on a rear- and all-wheel-drive platform for Alfa Romeo, Chrysler and Dodge cars, sources said. Rwd would help Alfa Romeo compete better with German rivals BMW and Mercedes-Benz... Read More »

 

DIANA T. KURYLKO

BMW X5 footprint grows, first rwd variant planned

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 11, 2013
BMW's redesigned X5 crossover, coming in the fourth quarter, is slightly longer than the current model, gets a new front end and will be available with several new safety and communications features. And for the first time, BMW will offer an optional rear-wheel-drive variant -- the sDrive35i -- in addition to all-wheel drive. The rwd model will be powered by BMW's 3.0-liter twin-turbo inline six-cylinder engine, which delivers 300 hp.... Read More »

 

BMW X5 gets first rwd variant, new front end look

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 10, 2013
BMW's redesigned X5 crossover, coming in the fourth quarter, is slightly longer than the current model, gets a new front end and will be available with several new safety and communications features. And for the first time, BMW will offer an optional rear-wheel-drive variant -- the sDrive35i -- in addition to all-wheel drive. The rwd model will be powered by BMW's 3.0-liter twin-turbo inline six-cylinder engine, which delivers 300 hp.... Read More »

 

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