WARREN, MI – A second chance in the U.S. for a rear-drive sedan like the defunct Pontiac G8? Maybe not near-term, but General Motors Co.’s global-engineering chief isn’t ruling out a U.S. return of a new-and-improved GM Holden Ltd.-developed Zeta platform down the road. GM once had grand plans for the Zeta in North America, where it was expected to be used for a stable of domestically built rear-drive, full-size cars from Chevrolet to Buick. But more stringent federal corporate average ...

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