Reinventing 4-wheel drive

Robinson, Aaron
October 1999
Automotive News;10/11/1999, Vol. 74 Issue 5842, p1i
Trade Publication
Focuses on automakers' efforts to reinvent four-wheel drives (4wd) for nontraditional truck buyers. Reason for the increased popularity of 4wd; Factors considered by consumers when looking for a 4wd; Electronic control installed by automakers in their 4wd models; Efforts to reduce cost associated with two-speed mechanical transfer. INSET: How 4wd evolved.


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