TITLE

Cost poses obstacle for rwd Chevrolet

AUTHOR(S)
Guilford, Dave
PUB. DATE
July 2001
SOURCE
Automotive News;7/16/2001, Vol. 75 Issue 5939, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the plans of General Motors Corp. to release a Chevrolet rear-wheel-drive sedan model. Goal of adding a stability control system to prevent fishtailing on wet or snowy streets, while keeping the cost of the vehicle low; Low-price range models being considered for a transformation into the rear-wheel-drive platform.
ACCESSION #
4887520

 

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