Saturn Corporation, United States of America

Saturn Corporation, United States of America

Saturn Corporation USA

 

Established
January 7, 1985
Founder
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Headquarters
Spring Hill, Tennessee, U.S.

 

Saturn Motor Corporation was known as by the name Saturn LLC and established in 7 January, 1985. The company advertised itself as a "different kind of Car Company" and activated rather than in opposition from its parent company for a time with its own congregation plant in Spring Hill, Tennessee. The company headquartered is located in Spring Hill, Tennessee, US. The important people of the company is Roger B. Smith (1958-1990), F.James McDonald, Joseph J. Sanchez (1985), William E. Hoglund, Richard G. "Skip" LeFauve, Don Hudler and Edward Whitacre, Jr (2010).

 

History

Formation 1982s to 1989s :

In June 1982, Alex C. Mair started discussions of a "revolutionary new" and small car assignment code named Saturn, In November 1983, the Saturn idea was exposed by General Motors' Chairman Roger B. Smith and GM's President F. James McDonald. GM planned to issue the Saturn car under one of its brands, which, at the time, were Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC, Oldsmobile, and Pontiac.

 

1990s to 2000s :

The first Saturn model, the S-Series, was extensively successful, a year later, Saturn hit the Canadian market. In 1993, Saturn's 500,000th car "Carla" was manufacture. In May 1995, Saturn's 1 millionth car "Jasper" appeared in the market. Saturn dealership dispersed the electric GM EV1, the first car free under the GM marque in 1996.

 

2002s to 2008s Model Expansion :

In 2001 Saturn's first compact crossover SUV was revealed, for the 2002 model year as the VUE based on a internationally used GM design,  Saturn announced the ION as a substitution for the S-Series, The Sky roadster was introduced in 2006 as a 2007 model.

 

2008s to 2009s :

General Motors introduced its purposes to focus on their four core brands on December 2, 2008 (Chevrolet, Cadillac, Buick, GMC), with the sale, consolidation, or the end of Saturn and remaining brands (Pontiac, Hummer, and Saab). The General Motors released in June 2009 that it was selling the brand to Penske Automotive Group. Saturn's last vehicle models were the AURA, the Outlook, the Sky, and the VUE. GM had constant to produce the AURA. In 2012, General Motors had reorganized the discontinued Saturn VUE as the 2012 Chevrolet Captiva Sport. The Captiva Sport did not have a V8 engine or a hybrid version presented when the VUE did in 2013.

 

Models

Earlier Model

At first, the company's products used a devoted platform called the Z-body and a dedicated engine, the 1.9 L Saturn I4 engine, and a dedicated plant in Spring Hill, Tennessee. Saturn S-Series cars were manufactured from 1991 to 2002. The first important change came with the 2000 Saturn L-Series mid-size car. It shared the GM 2900 platform with the Opel Vectra, along with its engine.

 

Final model line

The two final Saturn models with plastic body panels was the VUE and ION since 2007, The 2009 Saturn versions were the Sky roadster, the AURA sedan, the Astra hatchback, the VUE small crossover SUV and the Outlook full-size crossover SUV create off the GM Lambda platform, Saturn had featured two sub-lines of their vehicles the Green Line and the Red Line. The Green Line Saturn models were mild hybrid vehicles.

 

 

Model Lineup

  • Saturn S-Series (1991-2002)
  • Saturn L-Series (2000-2005)
  • Saturn VUE (2002-2010)
  • Saturn ION (2003-2007)
  • Saturn AURA (2007-2010)
  • Saturn Astra (2008-2009)

 

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