NEW YORK – Tougher U.S. fuel economy regulations have killed plans for a rear-wheel-drive Chevrolet Impala, General Motors Corp. Vice Chairman Robert Lutz says. A year ago, Lutz said GM had “pushed the pause button” on its rear-drive car programs to sort out the impact of pending corporate average fuel economy legislation, and in January he said it was likely the RWD Impala was doomed as a result of those concerns. But this is the first indication from anyone inside the auto maker the ...
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