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Old 09-30-2009, 10:47 PM   #5
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Default Re: Penske Automotive Terminates Discussions with General Motors to Acquire Saturn

Originally Posted by AEIoUy View Post
I'm not surprise at all. The writing was on the wall. Many major cities were without a dealer at all. I kept wondering why Saturn commericals aired in Kansas City when there were no Saturn dealerships. What a waste of money. Then dropping all Canadian dealers. Really, it was a no-win situation to carry on Saturn name on rebadged import cars.
I have to agree! I was hoping against hope that Saturn would import some really innovative cars, perhaps even rebadged Opels (the nicer turbo-charged models that Saturn never got close to).

Alas, the market is glutted with 4-wheel cages, so Penske probably did the smartest thing.

RIP, Saturn....


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