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Date: Mon, 26 Aug 2002 17:08:33 GMT
From: "Ed" <epugh1nopsamp.rr.com>
Subject: Re: GM Influence


I have read that the new 9-3 shares the same platform with Chevy products and the High Output engine is a engine also shared with other domestic (US) products. Are they of Swedish design or American design? "Johannes H Andersen" <johsnopsamanytime.co.uk> wrote in message news:3D6A579F.FE1D8DEnopsamanytime.co.uk... > > > Ed wrote: > > > > What is the input in design on current and future models of Saab? Is > > drivetrain, chassis of Swedish design or is it GM. Also powerplant. > > > > If the answer is that the new Saab is basically a GM product then why would > > one buy it? > > It is not very clear what answers you are looking for. Saab is now owned by > GM, so by definition it is a GM product. Obviously, the Swedish engineers > have designed the Saab cars; they know the 'culture' of the product and the > expectations of previous Saab owners. All cars from all over the world have > bits and bobs in common these days, that is how the car industry works. > > Johannes

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