ATC uses a front-wheel-drive
layout as its base, but when it detects wheel slip on the front tyres, torque is automatically transmitted to the rear wheels via a hydraulic coupling in the differential.
Volvo's Automatic Traction Control from Volvo CE's articulated haulers has meanwhile been made standard on the Volvo FMX front-wheel-drive
trucks; 4x4, 6x6, 8x6, 10x6, improving the manoeuvrability and lowering the fuel consumption of Volvo's already celebrates construction range.
The diesel engine delivers fuel economy of up to 68mpg and low carbon dioxide emissions from just 109g/km in front-wheel-drive
It's also true that BMW has been building and selling front-wheel-drive
cars for years, albeit with Mini badges rather than BMW roundels on their noses.
Summary: Most drivers of front-wheel-drive
cars tend to drive their cars moderately for years without sensing much of a difference in handling from the automobiles' rear-wheel-drive counterparts.
The all-wheel drive models offer 179mm of ground clearance, compared to 162mm on front-wheel-drive
What is the real story about front-wheel-drive
cars -- specifically, the 2004 Nissan Altima --with regard to which wheel gets the power on ice?
version of the 2014 RLX will utilize Acura 's new Precision All Wheel Steer system.
During his three decades at the company Mr Stempel helped to develop many of the fuel-efficient and pollution-control technologies still in use today including front-wheel-drive
cars, the catalytic converter, and even battery powered cars.
The Astra Mark1 was Vauxhall's first car to incorporate both front-wheel-drive
and a transverse engine layout and - in 1982 - also became the first Vauxhall offered with a diesel engine.
The technology has been developed to improve driveline efficiency and fuel economy in front-wheel-drive
emit 159 g/km - CO2 Introduction of the new Volvo S80 executive saloon to - the Volvo range New D5 and 2.