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Front-wheel-drive BMW 1 Series reportedly set for Paris debut

Front-wheel-drive. The work of Satan, according to many enthusiasts. Even BMW has expressed displeasure against the drivetrain layout in the past, going as far as mocking the competition for using it. But now, if reports are to be believed, BMW is giving into the pressures of the modern automotive industry with a FWD version of the 1 Series.

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Jeep Wrangler, Liberty/Cherokee, Compass and Patriot receive new diesel engines in Europe

The Jeep Wrangler, Liberty (Known as the Cherokee outside of North America), Compass and Patriot have received new turbodiesel engines in the European market, as well as various other markets outside North America. Diesel power is new to the Wrangler, while the rest of the range simply gets their old units replaced. The new powertrains were displayed at the Paris Motor Show.

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