Hybrids

Lajdziak Hints at More Saturn Hybrids

Jill Lajdziak talked to the Tennessean newspaper about the 2007 Vue Green Line hybrid SUV, unveiled yesterday at the North American International Auto Show.

Saturn Unveils 2007 Vue Green Line Hybrid

Saturn unveiled the production version of its 2007 Vue Green Line Hybrid at the 2006 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The SUV is the first GM vehicle powered by a new, more affordable hybrid system, and its the first in a new line of fuel efficient vehicles to be sold under the 'Green Line' banner.

Saturn Vue Green Line Hybrid to Debut at NAIAS

MPH magazine's online web site reports that General Motors plans to unveil six new models, including two new concepts, at this year's North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Among them will be a pre-production version of the 2007 Saturn Vue Green Line hybrid, "one early example of Saturn's product revitalization," according to the magazine.

Saturn Confirms 'Green Line' Hybrid Models

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Saturn is preparing a new line of hybrid vehicles to be sold next year under the 'Green Line' moniker. The first two Green Line models will be available next year; other hybrid Saturn models will reportedly be offered in later years.

Hybrid Vue Due in 2006

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General Motors Executive Director of Hybrid Powertrains, Larry Nitz, recently talked with Automotive Industries for an article about advanced powertrains. A 42-volt belt alternator starter, so-called "mild hybrid" system, is slated to be introduced next year in the 2006 Saturn Vue Green Line.

Hybrid Vue Delayed

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General Motors recently revised its production plans for its much-touted series of hybrid electric vehicles. As a result, the Saturn Vue - which was to be the first hybrid SUV - will play a much smaller role in the company's plans. GM will instead add a so-called "strong hybrid" powertrain to its next-generation full-size sport-utility vehicles and pick-up trucks.

Green Line Will Showcase Fuel-Efficient Saturns

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AutoWeek reports that Saturn will soon market a new line of fuel-efficient vehicles under the 'Green Line' moniker. Just as the upcoming Red Line Saturns will be built for performance, Green Line cars will be the most environmentally friendly models in Saturn's lineup.

Vue to Feature Advanced Hybrid System

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General Motors' advanced hybrid system, set to debut in the Saturn Vue in late 2005, combines the power of a four-cylinder engine with the excellent torque and efficiency of twin electric motors.

Belt Alternator Starter on Hybrid Vue Improves Fuel Economy

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General Motors has developed a simple solution to making hybrid-electric powertrain technology available to more types of cars, trucks, and sport utility vehicles, the company announced today at the North American International Auto Show.

GM Will Offer Hybrid Power On More Than A Dozen Popular Models

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General Motors will offer optional hybrid powertrains on several of its most popular models including trucks, SUVs and mid-size sedans starting in late 2003, GM President and CEO Rick Wagoner announced today at the North American International Auto Show.

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GM Expects Double-Digit Growth from Saturn in 2008

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With the final vehicle in Saturn's overhauled linuep – the 2008 Saturn Astra – just arriving at retail facilities around the country, General Motors expects the brand to continue to build upon the sales momentum it drove in 2007.