Hybrids

Two-Minute Saturn and Chevrolet Ads to Air on New 'Planet Green' Network

Last week, General Motors and Discovery Communications unveiled a multifaceted GM advertising sponsorship of Planet Green, the first and only 24-hour eco-lifestyle network coming to 50 million homes beginning June 4.

Green Line Vue Hybrid Uses Less Fuel with Engine/Hybrid Combo

2008 Saturn Vue Green Line Hybrid

Dan Lyons from the San Fransisco Chronicle liked the Saturn Vue Green Line hybrid's available features, space, and EPA rated fuel efficiency. "A combined average of 28 mpg sounds worthy of a compact car," he wrote in his review. "In a highly versatile body style like a crossover, those numbers are doubly good."

Eight Fuel-Sipping SUV Alternatives

CNNMoney.com recently provided their picks for the best vehicles in 2008 that give you "room and utility you need without paying a gas pump penalty." The Saturn Vue Green Line was one of their choices. See what they had to say.

Little Bulldog is Easy on Gas

David Booth from the National Post newspaper writes about how the most unique thing about the 2008 Vue Green Line is that it gets the "best highway fuel economy rating of any SUV offered in Canada." In addition, "the Vue is quite a looker."

Cars.com Tests the 2008 Saturn VUE Green Line

Kelsey Mays recently drove the 2008 Saturn Vue hybrid and talked about how the Vue fits into GM's hybrid vehicle strategy. "The Vue is a test case for GM's two-tiered hybrid strategy — offering both mild and full hybrids, in this case within the same model line," wrote Mays.

The 2008 Saturn Vue Greenline

Tom Strongman from FamilyCar.com drove the 2008 Vue Green Line hybrid and concluded that "while the Vue Green Line isn't as fuel-efficient as other hybrids, its hybrid system is simpler, which means lower cost, and it drives as smoothly as the regular gasoline model."

Green Line: A Vue to a Thrill at the Pump

Larry Printz recently drove the 2008 Saturn Vue Green Line and asked: "How much of a premium are you willing to pay to conserve fuel?" See what he had to say.

Vue GL Bests RAV4 in Motor Trend Comparison Test

The Vue Green Line found itself in fourth place in Motor Trend's "Frugal Fives" compact SUV comparison, finishing ahead of Toyota's RAV4. "The Saturn VUE pops the RAV for fourth on two counts," said the magazine. "One, its ride could stir Tempur-Pedic's patent lawyers. Two, in this era of gas-price muggings, the Green Line's combined mileage is 4.7 mpg higher than the average of the rest" of the vehicles tested.

AutoblogGreen Drives the 2008 Saturn Vue Hybrid

2008 Saturn Vue Green Line

Autoblog just finished testing the 2008 Saturn Vue Green Line hybrid. Overall, they liked it – inside and out – praising its styling, efficiency for the price, and interior. "The styling of the dash is far more car-like and attractive than the [Ford] Escape and appears to be of higher quality materials," wrote the site.

The Hybrids are Coming, the Hybrids are Coming!

General Motors Hybrid Vehicle Logo

If you're in the market for a new Saturn hybrid vehicle, you're in luck. The redesigned 2008 Vue Green Line and Aura Green Line hybrids, which have been MIA on showroom floors this model year, are finally about to start to arriving on retailer lots. A supplier issue that had been speculated as the root cause was apparently the reason for the delay.

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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.