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Front-wheel drive BMW 1 Series spotted in motion

BMW’s future entry-level front-wheel drive model has been caught out during testing in Germany. This new generation of compact BMWs will undergo its greatest evolution to date, with a change of platform included that will eliminate…

AWD vs FWD vs RWD: Who Wins?

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BMW to limit platform architecture to two

Herbert Diess, BMW Board Member for Research and Development, told Automotive News Europe that the Munich-based automaker that moving forward, BMW and MINI models will be built upon only two architectures, rear-wheel drive and front-wheel…

Editorial: A Brief History of Front Wheel Drive

Start. In the beginning was the Cugnot artillery tractor. More than one version of the three-wheeled front-wheel-drive (FWD) steamer came off the drawing boards in the second half of the eighteenth century. The apocryphal story…