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GM Chief Envisions Stronger Saturn-Opel Ties

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Automotive News recently sat down with General Motors CEO Rick Wagoner to talk about the current state of the company and how "2005 began poorly, then worsened." Saturn was among topics that were discussed.

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.

GM Shelves GMX002 Saturn Ion Replacement

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Sources say that General Motors has shelved the long-awaited Opel-based Saturn Ion replacement. The vehicle, rumored to be renamed 'Evoke' was believed to be scheduled for production at GM's Lordstown, Ohio manufacturing facility late next year.

GM Confirms Supercharged Sky

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AutoWeek reports that GM has confirmed a supercharged version of the 2007 Saturn Sky, Pontiac Solstice, and Vauxhall Lightning is in the works. According to the magazine, "Jon Lauckner, General Motors' global product planning boss, says the Vauxhall two-seater will come to market with a 2.0-liter supercharged four-cylinder." The engine will also be offered in the Sky and Solstice.

2008 Saturn Vue Clarifications

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Reports stating that the next-generation Vue will be identical to the Opel Antara GTC concept SUV unveiled at the Frankfurt Auto Show earlier this month may not have been completely accurate.

Next Generation Vue Revealed, 'Identical' to Opel Antara GTC

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Automotive News reports that the midsize Opel Antara sport-utility vehicle concept, unveiled today at the Frankfurt International Auto Show, is indeed the next generation Saturn Vue.

Interior of Antara GTC Gets an Unusual Mix of Colors and Materials

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The fascinating contrast between a luxurious, classy look and solid, muscular details also abounds in the interior of the Opel Antara GTC. Warm tones and the generous use of leather are caught up in a charming interplay with technical materials like carbon fiber (seat back), stainless steel and aluminum (cockpit).

Antara is a Crossover between SUV and Coupe

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From the self-assured V-shaped radiator grill to the mighty 20-inch wheels of polished aluminum, the Opel Antara GTC study symbolizes a dynamism that breaks through conventional boundaries. It brings together the seemingly contradictory design patterns of a sporty coupe and a powerful SUV, and breaches both of them at the same time.

Opel Antara Gran Turismo Crossover Concept

With its four-wheel drive Antara Gran Turismo Crossover (GTC) concept vehicle, Opel demonstrates just how dynamic and athletic an SUV can actually be. With the characteristic three-door design, Opel shows a particularly sporty interpretation of an SUV and its dynamic design language in this special vehicle format.