2004-2008 Chevrolet Malibu Pre-Owned

Here’s a good example of a successful model re-introduction. Chevrolet brought the Malibu back from the grave in 1997. Shortly after, it started gaining popularity with customers and press alike. Plenty of awards followed. The ‘fifth generation’ Malibu (or first-generation modern Malibu) was sold until 2003– when the Opel-based 2004 Malibu hit the road.

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OPEL DEAL [updated 18:15]: EC approval not needed; 1,800 Vauxhall jobs going?

The German government does not need separate approval from the European Commission to grant state aid to Adam Opel because this would be part of a temporary framework agreement to support companies during the economic crisis, a government document seen by Dow Jones Newswires said. Separately, The Times reported earlier today that Magna would axe 1,400 Vauxhall jobs at the two plants here and the Daily Telegraph, citing “sources”, said 1,830.

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OPEL DEAL [updated 14:20]: EC approval not needed; 1,400 Vauxhall jobs going – reports

The German government does not need separate approval from the European Commission to grant state aid to Adam Opel because this would be part of a temporary framework agreement to support companies during the economic crisis, a government document seen by Dow Jones Newswires said. Separately, a British newspaper reported that Magna will axe 1,400 Vauxhall jobs at the two plants here.

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New Cars for 2010: Europe

New Cars for 2010: Europe
New Cars for 2010: Europe - 2011 Mercedes Benz SLS AMG - Automobile Magazine
Judging by the new-model intros from European carmakers, you’d think the bubble economy was still going strong.

SAAB.Saab officially became an independent Swedish car company again with its sale to sports car maker Koenigsegg, but for the foreseeable future it will still depend on General Motors. The upcoming new 9-5 and the 9-4X share platforms with Cadillac and Opel products and will be produced in GM factories. What happens after that is anyone’s guess.

Photo Gallery: New Cars for 2010: Europe – 2011 Mercedes Benz SLS AMG – Automobile Magazine

Photo Gallery: New Cars for 2010: Europe – 2011 Mercedes Benz SLS AMG – Automobile Magazine

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