FRANKFURT – A technical tie-up between Audi AG and Maserati SpA announced at a hastily called press conference during the Frankfurt motor show this week could open the door to a front engine/rear-wheel-drive sedan from one of Volkswagen AG’s brands. Audi is owned by VW and Maserati by Fiat Auto SpA. “We want to maximize the differentiation between our brands," says Volkswagen CEO Bernd Pischetsrieder. “We have front drive and 4-wheel drive, but no front-engine, rear-drive ...

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