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  1. Saturn Getting the Axe

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    :( DETROIT (AP) -- General Motors Co. said Wednesday it would shut down its Saturn brand after an agreement with Penske Automotive Group Inc. to acquire it fell apart. Penske, citing concerns of whether it could continue to supply vehicles after a manufacturing contract with GM ran out, ended...
  2. Roger Penske to buy Saturn brand

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    Anonymous sources close to the transaction claim that GM has reached a deal with NASCAR and Indy car team owner Roger Penske. Via CNN Money
  3. A possible end to CTS-V ? GM Bankruptcy ?

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    http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20090214/ts_nm/us_gm_plan Discuss. I guess we'll find out tuesday. If they do file bankruptcy sounds like there is a chance they will restructure their factories to only produce mass selling vehicles such as general cadillac brands/corvette, etc. Any one think there...
  4. Retuning Saturn For Economic Viability

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    I posted this a while back at TTAC; figured you guys might find in funny. Or maybe it will make me a forum pariah. Either way, enjoy: RETUNING SATURN FOR ECONOMIC VIABILITY: 1. Market research has established consumers find Saturn’s lineup boring and stagnant. Begin market campaign setting...
  5. GM Looking At Unloading Pontiac, Saturn and Saab

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    Nov. 26 (Bloomberg) -- General Motors Corp., working to cut costs to win $12 billion in government loans, is studying whether to shed its Saturn, Saab and Pontiac brands in addition to Hummer, people familiar with the matter said. Selling or dropping brands would save money and reduce overlap...
  6. Pontiac G8/Solstice/ and Saturn Sky will be dead in 5 years

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    http://www.autoblog.com/2008/10/23/rwd-pontiac-g8-will-be-dead-in-five-years/
  7. My rental for the next 3 weeks: 2007 Saturn Aura

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    After the BMW got smashed, I nagged the other driver's insurance to set me up with a decent rental car. They finally took our statements, accepted liability, and authorized me to pick something up at Enterprise. I could have insisted on a luxury vehicle to more appropriately replace the...
  8. Took the new Saturn Astra 2-door for a spin. WOW.

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    This is the same Saturn that offered a bumper car steering wheel and fisher price interior as recently as 2007? Holy crap. I was driving around in the convertible with a friend of mine, and he noticed "an interesting little two-door" at the Saturn lot. We both assumed it was just a used...
  9. saturn sl1 vs sw1 vs sw2

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    Will parts from an sl1 fit an sw1 or sw2? Also how can you tell the difference between an sw1 and sw2? The parts in question are the radiator, radiator support, hood & fenders
  10. anyone blinded by Saturn Aura yet?

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    I was behind a new Saturn Aura at a stoplight last night and I was blinded by the reflection of my HIDs from the Aura's chrome piece on the back of the trunk. Anyone else?
  11. Got beat by a damn Saturn!!

    Cadillac Dragstrip Stories and Track Videos
    So on my way home from work today, I was listenin to Rush, which always gets the blood pumpin, and I get to a stoplight and ahead of this stoplight, the two lanes merge, I'm in the lane that gets merged into..the right. There is a sign that says "Left lane merges right". So I get to the line...
  12. brakes pulsating

    Cadillac STS Forum 2005 through 2012
    I have about 16K on my 05 STS and the brakes pulsate when stopping and it's noticable to passangers. My son, who works for Saturn thinks I need breaks, I said this soon!! Then I realized, I have no idea when brakes should be done. I am a little hard on the pedal at times. I seem to think they...
  13. Saw my first Saturn Sky up close today

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    Holy crap that is a nice car. They're a little underpowered from what I read, but good heavens - they're a little underpriced too! The local Saturn dealer had this one on display at a festival site today, and there are two more running around town, one red and one yellow. The red one, I swear...
  14. Goodbye Gentlemen and Ladies

    2004-2007 Cadillac CTS-V General Discussion
    Well its time to say goodbye. We had a change in finances and had to sell the V. Someone just drove off with it, and hopefully the check won't bounce. I'm sure I'll check in now and then. Good luck to all of you with your wonderful cars. Best wishes, Joe and Mary. PS: We started the well known...
  15. RWD Impala? GM's thinking about it

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    Published June 23, 2006 JIM MATEGA, CHICAGO TRIBUNE NEWS - - So says John Wolkonwicz, senior analyst for Global Insight, an automotive research and consulting firm. "The domestics chased the wrong customer the last 25 years--white-collar Toyota, Honda and Nissan intenders rather than...
  16. GM announces Saturn Sky Redline pricing

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    23 JUNE 2006, LEFT LANE NEWS.COM - - Today, Saturn announced that the 2007 Sky Red Line will be available this fall at a starting manufacturer’s suggested retail price of $27,895 (including destination charges). Retailers are now taking orders for the turbocharged variant of the Sky roadster...
  17. Has anyone changed their oil drain plug???

    Cadillac CTS First Generation Forum - 2003 - 2007
    To a more standard bolt, I hate having to work with that Torx screw??? And if so what did you change it to?
  18. Not bad, Caddy Not bad. (on lack of problems)

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    2006 nameplate IQS ranking 1. Porsche, 91 (problems per vehicle) 2. Lexus, 93 3. Hyundai, 4. Toyota, 106 5. Jaguar, 109 6. Honda, 110 7. Cadillac, 117 8. Infiniti, 117 9. GMC, 119 10. Acura, 120 11. Chrysler, 120 12. Lincoln, 121 13. Nissan, 121 14. Chevrolet, 124 Industry Average...
  19. Look what I found!

    Cadillac CTS First Generation Forum - 2003 - 2007
    So I was poking around in the STS-V forum and found this company. They claim to be making an ECU upgrade for the STS-V that adds duble digits to hp and torque. Upon going to their website I found the have a package listed for the CTS that includes a new ECU. Anyone familiar with this...
  20. The new Saturn Sky Roaster

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    What you guys think about it? I thought it was a new Honda S200 or Mazda Miata when I saw the commerical:thepan:
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