As part of the big and updated Viability Plan that GM released today, GM has moved up the "resolution" of three brands - Saturn, Saab and Hummer - to the end of 2009. That means that some of the hybrids that we were promised - including the 2010 Saturn Vue 2-mode hybrid and the plug-in Vue hybrid - aren't headed for your local dealership any time soon. GM once hinted that the PHEV Vue would be on the roads in "2009-ish."
We don't know what will happen to the work done on these platforms. We'd contemplated before that GM might simply put the Vue's hybrid system into the new Chevy Equinox and call it a day, but All Cars Electric says that's not going to happen. In its official statement, GM said simply that, "Updates on these brands will be provided as these initiatives progress."