Saturn S-Series One of the 10 Most Significant GM Cars of All Time

1991 Saturn SL2

Alex Taylor III, senior editor of Fortune magazine, recently compiled a list of the ten most significant cars in General Motors history. In chronological order, Saturn was cited as number 7. "Another GM effort to compete with the imports, Saturn represented a fresh start free of old encumbrances," he wrote. But "later it became a corporate orphan and languished for a decade until revived with products designed by Germany's Opel." His full list included the following: 1912 Cadillac, 1927 LaSalle, 1953 Corvette, '55 Chevy, 1959 Corvair, 1964 GTO, 1991 Saturn, 1996 EV1, 2008 Tahoe 2-Mode Hybrid, and the 2010 Volt.

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General Motors Employee Pricing Sale Extended to September 30th; 2009 Aura, Outlook, and Sky Added to the Program

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General Motors announced today that the company will extend it's popular 100th anniversary employee pricing sale until the end of September. The sale "helped drive additional showroom traffic and our dealers are giving us some very enthusiastic feedback," said Mark LaNeve, vice president of GM North America Vehicle Sales, Service and Marketing. "We had our best sales month so far in 2008." As a result, he said GM "added 19 additional 2009 models to the eligible list of vehicles because our 2008 stock on dealer lots is rapidly disappearing." Among the 2009 models added today were the Saturn Aura sedan, Outlook crossover, and Sky roadster.