DETROIT – General Motors Corp. had plans for an all-wheel-drive version of the Saturn L-Series, but was forced to scrap the program when the company GM hoped to contract to do the engineering work turned down the offer, Ward’s has learned. Sources indicate GM’s North American Strategy Board had approved a proposal to pay $80 million to Porsche Engineering Services Inc. for the design of an AWD system for the L-Series, which was to be added to the platform without a major overhaul to the ...

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