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In a Band? Virtually Play at SaturnFest 2009 in Front of Several Thousand Visitors Next Month

SaturnFest 2009

SaturnFans.com is currently looking for musicians who want to showcase their talents at the upcoming SaturnFest virtual homecoming celebration. SaturnFest '09 will take place online October 26th through the 30th on the computer-generated grassy fields of the Saturnalia Fairgrounds. Among the events previously announced will be a nighttime concert, which is where you come in.

Dates for SaturnFest 2009 Announced, Virtual Time Machine Repaired

SaturnFest 2009

Mark your calendars! The gates to SaturnFans.com's virtual homecoming celebration - SaturnFest 2009 - will open on Monday, October 26th and will run through Friday, October 30th. Opening ceremonies will begin at 7 o'clock Monday morning and will set the stage for what promises to be a week of fun filled festivities that you won't want to miss! Saturn fans from around the world will join together to interact, share experiences, and learn about Saturn.

Update on SaturnFest 2009

SaturnFest 2009

Last month's announcement about SaturnFest returning to SaturnFans.com this October spurred a lot of questions from visitors who were interested in learning more about what the event was all about. I created SaturnFest ten years ago as a way for folks who could not attend Saturn's real homecoming to gather together - virtually - to celebrate the cars and company we all love: Saturn.

Announcement: SaturnFest Virtual Homecoming Returns this Fall to SaturnFans.com

I'm excited to announce the return of SaturnFest — SaturnFans.com's "virtual" homecoming! Following in the tradition of the first SaturnFest celebrations hosted by SaturnFans.com several years ago, SaturnFest '09 will take place online in late October on the computer-generated grassy fields of the Saturnalia Fairgrounds.

300% More Efficient Saturn Vue Wins EcoCAR Challenge

2009 EcoCAR Vue

Jorge Chapa from Inhabitat.com: Ohio State University recently took top honors in the 2009 EcoCAR Competition, which challenged students across the US and Canada to redesign a standard Saturn Vue into an ultra-efficient vehicle. Their winning EcoCAR utilizes a lithium battery and an ethanol-fueled engine to achieve an incredible 300% increase in fuel efficiency over its standard model counterpart! The vehicle took plenty of man hours, good design and well-honed math skills, but the end result proves that future-forward vehicles can be built with the technology of today.

Retailer Says Saturn Future Rests on New Buyer, Plans to Host Regional "Homecoming" Event in June

Jerry Siebenmark from the Wichita Eagle: When Scott Davies talks of the future of the Saturn brand that his Wichita auto dealership carries, he talks about the brand's sale. "The question is who is going to end up with Saturn," Davies, owner of Saturn of Wichita, said Wednesday. "We are not closing. That is not an option."

Video: On the Road to Change with the DC-Bound Saturn Vue Two-Mode Hybrid Caravan

Saturn sent ten two-mode Hybrid Vues on a road trip from Detroit, Michigan to Washington, DC to celebrate the inauguration of President Barack Obama. The team collected well wishes for the new president at OSU, PSU, and Howard University students along the way.

Interstate Blogging: Saturn "Road to Change" Recap

Interstate Blogging: Saturn "Road to Change" Recap

Saturn's Lisa Gilpin posted a very thorough recap of the Saturn "Road to Change" caravan's journey in the form of daily blog updates on ImSaturn. The caravan embarked on a five-day trek from Detroit, Michigan to Washington, DC.

Saturn Hybrids Drive "The Road to Change" to the Presidential Inauguration

2009 Vue 2 Mode Green Line Hybrid

A caravan of Saturn Vue 2-Mode Hybrids departed Monday from the North American International Auto Show in Detroit bound for the upcoming presidential inauguration in Washington, D.C. The caravan's theme is "The Road to Change Starts in Your Driveway." It will make stops along the way to encourage people to pledge to make positive changes to reduce the nation’s energy consumption. Once in Washington, the hybrid vehicles will be used to provide courtesy transportation for inaugural events.

Happy Birthday General Motors!

GMnext Logo

General Motors turns 100 today and you are invited to join the company's celebration called "GMnext Day" - a series of forward-looking events to commemorate the GM's centennial. The festivities begin at 8:00 a.m. EDT.

Random Article from the SaturnFans.com Archives

Plight of Saturn is Saddening After Brand Put Tennessee on Map

Commentary by Gail Kerr from the Nashville Tennessean newspaper: It sounds like a bizarre Stephen King short story: tens of thousands of loyal people from all over the country drive the same brand of car to a small Tennessee farm town. But it really happened: People in the 1990s loved their Saturns so much, they came in droves to a motorized homecoming in sleepy Spring Hill.