Date: Mon, 19 Sep 2005 15:03:23 GMT From: Johannes <johsnospam-no-chance-sizefitter.com> Subject: Re: What does "built on the same platform" mean?
Tex wrote: > > "Johannes" <johsnospam-spam-sizefitter.com> wrote in message > news:43282B01.FF0762AEnospam-spam-sizefitter.com... > > > That begs the question: What exactly is a 'platform' ? > > "GM uses the term "architecture" to signify a set of common components, > performance characteristics, a common manufacturing process, a range of > dimensions and connecting points for key component systems." > > Autoweek: > > http://www.autoweek.com/news.cms?newsId=103189 > > - tex I sounds a lot like software, which is probably what is the real significance of platform; i.e. some pieces of CAD that can talk to each other.