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Date: 13 Sep 2005 21:32:32 -0700
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Subject: Re: What does "built on the same platform" mean?

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.

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