Fuel Economy

Turbo Four-Cylinder to be Offered in Future Aura?

Late last month Leftlane News published spy photos of the next-generation Buick LaCrosse, which will be built on the same GM global midsize architecture as the 2010 Saturn Aura. What made the camouflaged photos unique was not necessarily the photos themselves, but the powertrain reportedly being tested under the hood of the car: the Saturn Sky Red Line's 260hp 2.0L turbocharged I4.

Aura Concept Demonstrates GM's Fuel Saving HCCI Engine Technology

Saturn Aura HCCI Concept Vehicle

General Motors recently demonstrated its progress on developing a future advanced engine technology for consumers that squeezes more miles per gallon of gas and reduces emissions. GM engineers have brought the advanced combustion technology from the laboratory to the test track and, now, to the highway in a driveable concept vehicle - a Saturn Aura equipped with homogeneous charge compression ignition (HCCI).

Plug-in Saturn Vue Will Deliver 70 MPG

News last week that General Motors will offer three different hybrid versions of its upcoming all-new Saturn Vue sport-utility is great news for consumers looking to maximize the distances they can travel between fill-ups. The most intriguing offering is the plug-in variant that will allow owners to recharge the car's battery by plugging it in to a 110-volt outlet when not in use.

GM Demonstrates Future Technologies to Improve Future Powertrain Efficiency

General Motors recently demonstrated to automotive journalists a host of advanced powertrain technologies it is developing to both reduce emissions and improve the efficiency and performance of its internal combustion engines, automatic transmissions and hybrid systems.

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Report: Saturn Loses Market Share as Brand Awaits Penske Buyout

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Earlier today the results of the latest analysis by Kelley Blue Book Market Intelligence of recent kbb.com Web traffic patterns was announced, including the top five upward-climbing and downward-declining brands in share of market interest for July 2009 when compared to July 2008.