The official GM [LINK].
Hmm I wonder if this refers to the new Saturn Kappa car. Unless Saturn has another midsize car coming out in 2006 as a 2007 that they keep saying info is coming about soon.FOR RELEASE: 2004-08-26
GM To Invest $200 Million In Fairfax, Kan. Manufacturing Site For Production of Saturn Midsize Car
Fairfax, Kan. - General Motors today announced plans to invest $200 million into its Fairfax, Kan. manufacturing site for production of an all-new Saturn midsize car, which is currently scheduled to begin production in the second half of 2006 as a 2007 model.
GM will use the investment to expand its facilities and upgrade machinery, equipment and special tooling associated with production of the new product.
"GM's investment is more than just an announcement about GM's commitment to strengthen and re-energize the Saturn nameplate," said Joe Spielman, GM vice president and general manager of Vehicle Manufacturing. "This demonstrates GM's commitment to the UAW, our employees, Wyandotte County, Kansas City and the state of Kansas."
Specific product information on the new Saturn will be released at a later date.
The assembly plant currently builds the Chevy Malibu and Malibu Maxx and employs approximately 3,000 employees. UAW Local 31 represents the plant's hourly workforce.
General Motors Corp. (NYSE: GM), the world's largest vehicle manufacturer, employs about 325,000 people globally. Founded in 1908, GM has been the global automotive sales leader since 1931. GM today has manufacturing operations in 32 countries and its vehicles are sold in 192 countries. In 2003, GM sold nearly 8.6 million cars and trucks, about 15 percent of the global vehicle market. GM's global headquarters are at the GM Renaissance Center in Detroit. More information on GM and its products can be found on the company's corporate website at www.gm.com.
GM Manufacturing Communications