Pontiac Stops Vibe Production Early

Pontiac Stops Vibe Production Early
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Contrary to recent reports that the Vibe would be the sole Pontiac model to continue on into 2010, General Motors has now decided to end production of the utilitarian vehicle early. Production of the Vibe at the GM/Toyota joint-venture New United Motor Manufacturing Incorporated (NUMMI) facility will end this August. Several weeks ago GM’s interim… Continue Reading...

Pontiac To Offer the Vibe (and Nothing Else) in 2010

Pontiac To Offer the Vibe (and Nothing Else) in 2010
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The 2010 model lineup for the soon-to-be-terminated Pontiac brand will consist of just one model – the Vibe. Recently GM interim CEO Fritz Henderson reiterated the company’s position that the G8 would not carry on as either a Buick, Chevy or Cadillac. The G3 and G5 will also cease production this year, while the G6… Continue Reading...

General Motors Planning To Leave NUMMI

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General Motors Planning To Leave NUMMI
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With the Pontiac brand gone, GM is looking to get out of its arrangement with Toyota that spawned the Vibe/Matrix models In stark contrast to official statements by General Motors reps (and to a story we ran yesterday) the struggling U.S. automaker does indeed want out of the joint project with Toyota that saw the… Continue Reading...

General Motors Looking To Toyota For A Shared Platform To Replace Vibe

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General Motors Looking To Toyota For A Shared Platform To Replace Vibe
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With news today that the Pontiac brand will in fact be eliminated, General Motors is eager to get working with Toyota to build a new shared platform to replace the Vibe. The Vibe is to GM what the Matrix is to Toyota, and both models come from an evenly shared joint venture known as New United… Continue Reading...