Date: Wed, 14 Sep 2005 13:54:37 GMT From: Johannes <johsnospam-spam-sizefitter.com> Subject: Re: What does "built on the same platform" mean?
"jon.parisinospaml.com" wrote: > > To be built on the same platform means that some design components of a > proven vehicle line will be used as the starting point of another newer > vehicle. The reason for doing so would be a cost. It is less > expensive(for GM) to build a new car from the frame or drive train up > rather than designing a totally new one from scratch. That begs the question: What exactly is a 'platform' ?