GM delays product development to save cash-report

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DETROIT, Oct 29 (Reuters) - General Motors Corp is delaying planned spending on product development for 2009 and 2010 in a desperate bid to save cash, Automotive News reported on Wednesday. The reduced spending, along with cuts to design, engineering and research budgets, could delay the launch of vehicles such as the Chevrolet Cruze, a fuel-efficient, small sedan that GM has touted as crucial to its turnaround effort, the newspaper said. Automotive News quoted an unnamed person familiar ...

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