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post #1 of 39 (permalink) Old 01-15-2009, 08:40 PM Thread Starter
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Any chance to save Saturn?

Yesterday, my wife, CarbonCopy, talked to the wife of our local Saturn dealership owner. My wife had sent them a handmade Christmas card that had a picture of our two Skys on it. My wife told her about how much I liked the Saturn buying experience and how much I liked the Saturn service and the service manager at their dealership. She said her husband suggested that we go to SaturnFans.com | The Saturn Authority for Saturn Enthusiasts. and ForeverSaturn.com. Both sites have an online petition to fill out. GM monitors these sites. It may not help but, it can't hurt anything either. I'm asking everyone on this forum to go to these websites and let GM know how we feel about our Skys and about Saturn. Thanks, Gary

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Ditto.
Ditto +1 As well as blog entry on my ImSaturn page:

Saturn "Not Meeting Expectations" ? - ImSaturn

And commented on Jill's blog post regarding the issue.

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Having trouble finding a buyer for Saturn, GM is not likely to kill the division, for many good reasons. But the government appointed Car Czar may force the issue. That's what I am afraid of.
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Having trouble finding a buyer for Saturn, GM is not likely to kill the division, for many good reasons. But the government appointed Car Czar may force the issue. That's what I am afraid of.
I thing the whole car czar was tossed to pass the bill. I didn't hear a final version of the passed bill though.

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I thing the whole car czar was tossed to pass the bill. I didn't hear a final version of the passed bill though.
Here is a good article on the Czar, January 14th. Based on what I am reading there will be a Car Czar but he will have a green thumb, know how to manage money but know nothing about the auto industry..

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Here is a good article on the Czar, January 14th. Based on what I am reading there will be a Car Czar but he will have a green thumb, know how to manage money but know nothing about the auto industry..

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I was told by a friend in the know, that Saturn has nothing new to show past 2011. The source says that some manufacturers have shown product direction up to 2015. What does lack of new product mean? Up for sale, end of Saturn or Something new they don't want to show yet?

I hope the answer is behind door #3 but I suspect it's really hiding behind doors #1 or 2. To bad if they let Saturn go. I just started liking the line. I was even considering the Vue but I want a lease.

BTW the Saturn site used to show future cars. That's not on the site (at least I couldn't find it).

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I was told by a friend in the know, that Saturn has nothing new to show past 2011. The source says that some manufacturers have shown product direction up to 2015. What does lack of new product mean? Up for sale, end of Saturn or Something new they don't want to show yet?

I hope the answer is behind door #3 but I suspect it's really hiding behind doors #1 or 2. To bad if they let Saturn go. I just started liking the line. I was even considering the Vue but I want a lease.

BTW the Saturn site used to show future cars. That's not on the site (at least I couldn't find it).
You are correct the site has no future vehicles. The only upcoming is the Vue 2 Mode Hybrid. The Flextreme was strictly a concept.

So far until something definite is posted by GM or Saturn, it's all speculation.

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The SKY is now the oldest design in the Saturn line, so hopefully the lack of future vehicles isn't too worrisome...yet.

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^^^ This is true..

Lets remember that a lot of new vehicles are being scraped.. Why plan on what you are going to put out in 2015, when we don't know what the style or trend will be by then.. everyone might be driving hybrids by then

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Buick Sky to be available at your Buick / GM / Pontiac dealership
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