Saturn


Saturn was a brand of GM from 1991 to 2009. Saturn’s were known for their conservative styling and safety features. The famous EV1 electric vehicle was offered and serviced through Saturn dealerships, up until all the vehicles had to be destroyed.


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Saturn Ion at Center of Power Steering Safety Probe

Saturn Ion at Center of Power Steering Safety Probe

With the massive recall recently announced over General Motors’ ignition switch issue, the government safety agency overseeing the investigation is under scrutiny as to why a similar recall hasn’t been issued for the Saturn Ion’s power steering failures.

NHTSA Poses 107 Questions to GM About Ignition Recall

NHTSA Poses 107 Questions to GM About Ignition Recall

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has sent General Motors a 27-page letter containing 107 questions requesting information to further its inquest on whether or not GM waited too long to recall 1.6 million vehicles.  

Top 20 Used Cars to Avoid: Consumer Reports

Top 20 Used Cars to Avoid: Consumer Reports

In the market and shopping for a used car? Consumer Reports has released a list of 20 used vehicles to stay away from as they have a reputation for causing trouble. Listed is a top 20 list of used cars from 2003 to 2012 model year to avoid in alphabetical order. These vehicles had multiple years…

Top 10 Cars You’ll Forget Ever Existed, if You Haven’t Already

Top 10 Cars You’ll Forget Ever Existed, if You Haven’t Already

Utterly forgettable, the Zephyr went on sale in 2006 aimed at young luxury buyers as a replacement to the rear-wheel drive LS. Generally uninspiring, the 3.5-liter version equipped with all-wheel drive can be had for cheap. That’s probably because sales turned out to be a bigger flop than Stephen Feck’s failed dive at the London…

Saturn Aura Investigated By NHTSA For Faulty Transmission Shift Cable

Saturn Aura Investigated By NHTSA For Faulty Transmission Shift Cable

NHTSA is ramping up its investigation into the Saturn Aura after numerous complaints of the vehicle moving while in park or accelerating in the opposite direction to which the driver intended. A total of 33 complaints have been received by NHTSA and GM combined, covering both 2007 and 2008 model Auras. So far, an engineering analysis is…

Compacts Selling Better Than Subcompacts

Compacts Selling Better Than Subcompacts

Even with skyrocketing fuel prices, subcompacts are selling less than their compact counterparts.  The Ford Fiesta was the overall leader in the subcompact department, 9,147 sales but still trailed the larger Focus’  17,265 total sales. Honda Civic sales rose 7% to 26,777 which is more than triple the Fit’s total of 8,116 units in April. Furthermore,…

Chevrolet Captiva Released For Fleet Sales Only

Chevrolet Captiva Released For Fleet Sales Only

The Saturn Vue is back, but you won’t be able to buy one. That’s because the Chevrolet Captiva Sport, essentially a rebadged Vue, will only be available to fleet customers. With either a 2.4L Ecotec 4-cylinder or a 3.0L direct injection V6, the Captiva will offer an adequate powertrain for all types of customers, but…

The Bigger They Get, the Cheaper They Are To Insure

The Bigger They Get, the Cheaper They Are To Insure

It may cost more money to purchase and fill up, but SUVs , trucks and mini-vans are cheaper to insure. This information is coming from a recent government report that based its findings on the fact that some vehicles cost less to fix, and therefore reflects how much it will cost to insure. Based on…

Report: General Motors Scouring the Net to Find Your Complaints and Address Them

Report: General Motors Scouring the Net to Find Your Complaints and Address Them

In an effort to provide better customer support and head off problems before they get out of control, General Motors has created a new “task force” aimed at monitoring social media sites for complaints about GM vehicles and looking to find solutions. A report in the Detroit Free Press highlights the story of one woman,…

Report: GM CEO Fritz Henderson Resigns

Report: GM CEO Fritz Henderson Resigns

Frederick “Fritz” Henderson has resigned as General Motors chief executive officer. Henderson (left, in the photo above) was appointed CEO on March 29, replacing Rick Waggoner who shown the door by the Obama administration. Over the last eight months, Henderson worked at reorganizing the company. GM announced that Chairman Ed Whitacre Jr. (right, in the…

Breaking: Penske Cancels Plan to Buy Saturn

Breaking: Penske Cancels Plan to Buy Saturn

Penske’s deal to buy the Saturn arm of General Motors has reportedly fallen through. Back in June the Penske Automotive Group (PAG) had announced it would buy the brand from GM, along with its dealer network. “This is very disappointing news and comes after months of hard work by hundreds of dedicated employees and Saturn…

Breaking: Penske to Close Canadian Saturn Dealers

Breaking: Penske to Close Canadian Saturn Dealers

According to a recent report on CBC Radio’s French website Radio Canada, the Penske Automotive Group plans to close all the Saturn dealers in Canada once its deal to buy the brand from General Motors is complete. At one time there were 60 Saturn dealers in Canada, but half of those dropped out of the…

Report: Penske In Talks With Renault to Sell French Cars As Saturns

Report: Penske In Talks With Renault to Sell French Cars As Saturns

If all goes as planned the Penske-owned Saturn brand could be selling rebadged vehicles from French automaker Renault in the U.S. Thought to be a wild rumor at first, Renault has now confirmed that Penske has in fact approached the automaker to supply both parts and cars. Currently Penske Automotive Group has a tentative deal…

Report: Last Pontiac Solstice Rolls Off Assembly Line as GM Closes Another Plant

Report: Last Pontiac Solstice Rolls Off Assembly Line as GM Closes Another Plant

Earlier this week General Motors officially turned off the lights and locked the doors at its Boxwood Road assembly plant for the last time, marking the end of the line for the Pontiac Solstice and Saturn Sky. The two vehicles (along with the Opel GT) were manufactured at the plant in Wilmington, Delaware, which is…