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REPORT: GM delays Chevy Cruze launch by three months

by Sam Abuelsamid (RSS feed) on Oct 29th, 2009 at 11:20AM

Like other automakers, General Motors would prefer to avoid the recall stigma that plagued first-year examples of rival Ford's Focus a decade ago. North American versions of that car were recalled five times in the first year to fix early production glitches. The new Chevrolet Cruze had been scheduled to launch production at the company's Lordstown, Ohio factory in April of next year, but according to The Detroit News, that timeline has now been pushed back to July. Although earlier launches of the Cruze in China and Europe have not endured any serious problems, this is the company's... Read More

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