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    Report: GM failing to keep Hummer, Pontiac and Saturn buyers in the fold
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    The Wall Street Journal is reporting that General Motors has been unable to hold onto the loyalty of new car shoppers who formerly owned vehicles from one of the automakers now-defunct brands. Hummer, Pontiac and Saturn owners are now turning outside of the GM family for their new ...

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    GM recalling over 243,000 crossovers over possible seat belt defect
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    2010 Buick Enclave – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The summer of 2010's recall hit parade continues unabated today, with General Motors having just announced that it is asking 243,403 owners of its 2009-2010 Lambda crossovers to bring their three-row haulers in for inspection. The ...

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    Report: GM temporarily restarts Saturn Outlook, Hummer H3 production
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    Saturn Outlook – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Even though both the Saturn and Hummer brands are being phased out, General Motors has reportedly revived production of both the Outlook crossover and H3 SUV to meet consumer demands. Last month, GM assembled 1,037 Outlooks at its ...

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    Report: Saturn owners offered $2,000 to stick with GM products
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    After its decision to euthanize Oldsmobile, General Motors knows exactly what happens when it mothballs one of its brands: GM loses market share to the competition. The General is trying to stop history from repeating itself with Saturn customers by offering $2,000 on the hood of every car and ...

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    REPORT: GM may let dealers sell remaining "non-core" vehicles as used with big discounts
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    You've seen the dealer commercials before. "Now is the time to buy.... year end sale!" Well, if you want the Pontiac or Saturn of your dreams, this really is the best ever time to deal because it's literally the last chance to get a new vehicle from these brands. The Wall Street Journal reports ...

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    Honda wins Commercial of the Decade, but not for the ad you think [w/VIDEO]
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    Honda's Commercial of the Decade: "Grrr" – Click above to watch video
    The mad men at Adweek recently voted for the Commercial of the Decade (Super Bowl commercials not included) and Honda took top honors over memorable ads from the last ten years by companies like Nike, Budweiser and Sony. ...

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    REPORT: Kia Forte Koup may get brand's first-ever turbo
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    2010 Kia Forte Koup – Click above for high-res image gallery
    As General Motors' Saturn brand ushers its owners toward orphan-make status, at least one company is swooping in to pick at the bones of its carcass. Kia has been doing well lately, unlike nearly everyone else, its sales actually ...

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    REPORT: All GM brands to go on sale this week
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    The holidays are coming and everything must go! So says GM's VP of sales Susan Docherty. "All of our efforts will be to sell down our remaining 2009 inventory." Docherty is expecting all the 2009 cars to be cleared out by January, 2010. The big sales, starting this week, each get their own names. ...

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    STUDY: Ford owns brand loyalty in 2009; Scorned Saturn, Pontiac buyers will look outside of GM
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    Ford buyers appear to love their cars more than customers of any other automotive brand, returning back to the American automaker when it comes time to purchase their next vehicle. According to a study by Experian Automotive, six of the top 10 vehicles for customer brand loyalty wear badges from ...

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    VIDEO: Saturn's demise? We blame Jim Gaffigan*
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    Click above to view the video after the jump
    When the deal to sell Saturn to Penske Automotive fell through, there were likely a lot of surprised people at General Motors' Detroit, MI headquarters. Penske released a statement saying that the reason the deal fell through after months of good ...

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    Why Saturn Failed - Autoline on Autoblog with John McElroy
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    In the early 1980s General Motors launched a top-secret program to figure out how it could build a small car to successfully compete against the Japanese automakers. It was called the S-car program and the results of this study shocked top management at GM. It conclusively proved General Motors ...

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    BREAKING: Penske walks away from Saturn deal, brand to "wind down"
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    Saturn fans will be saddened to hear that the brand is about to be history. Penske Automotive Group (PAG) and General Motors have been in the final stages of negotiations to transfer the brand, but late this afternoon, both parties issued statements that Penske was walking away from the deal. ...

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    From the Clutches of the Grave: Saturn Vue 2-Mode Hybrid rated at 27/30 mpg by EPA
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    Saturn Vue 2-Mode Hybrid - Click above for high-res image gallery
    While perusing the EPA's fuel economy listings, one of our readers stumbled across a vehicle that we didn't even know had been rated. The 2-Mode Hybrid version of the Saturn Vue had initially been scheduled to go into production in ...

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    REPORT: Penske talking to Renault to supply vehicles to Saturn
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    Remember the rumor that Roger Penske is looking to bring Renault back to America via his recently-procured network of Saturn dealerships? Consider it a rumor no more, as the deed has been confirmed by none other than Renault's chief operating officer Patrick Pelata, who said in a recent ...

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    REPORT: Penske to complete Saturn deal by September
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    Penske Automotive Group may have reached a tentative deal go acquire the Saturn brand from General Motors back in June, but the negotiations may take until the end of September to be finalized. PAG founder Roger Penske mentioned on a conference call that the deal had to take a back seat to GM's ...

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    REPORT: The Sky has a limit after all, as GM Kappa production ends
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    Pontiac Solstice GXP - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Old saying: The flame that burns twice as bright burns only half as long. Having driven our share of Pontiac Solstice and Saturn Sky roadsters, we can't honestly declare them to be brightly burning flames. Oh, they have their good ...

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    REPORT: GM recalling over 44,000 Saturn Vue crossovers because of sticky door handles?!
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    Saturn Vue - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Some 44,451 Saturn Vue models from the 2008 model year are being recalled, and yours might be a part of the action if it has body-color door handles. What's the deal? According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the handles ...

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    Kia reportedly takes a liking to Saturn retailers
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    Most Kia dealerships are in rural and second-tier urban areas because real estate in markets like New York and Chicago are just too expensive. With the contraction of Ford, GM and Chrysler dealerships in those areas, Kia retailers are finding that now is the time to enter the big time.In ...

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    Confirmed: GM and Penske outline deal for Saturn - Aura, Vue, Outlook to live on
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    Confirming a report we posted on earlier today, General Motors has reached a preliminary agreement to handover the Saturn marque to the Penske Automotive Group. In GM's official statement after the jump, the automaker says that the memorandum of understanding would entitle Penske to the brand's ...

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    BREAKING: GM reportedly agrees to sell Saturn to Penske
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    According to The New York Times, General Motors has come to terms with a consortium led by industry icon Roger Penske to sell its ailing Saturn brand. The agreement, which is expected to be announced later today, will apparently see Penske add Saturn brand and its stand-alone showroom network to ...

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