NEW YORK – "The key was let's get it done fast," says Tom Wallace, General Motors Corp.’s vehicle line executive-midsize trucks and SUVs, when explaining why many of the parts for the Saab 9-7X were picked up from the auto maker’s other midsize SUVs. It is the reason for giving the new Saab a solid rear axle. Engineering an independent rear suspension would significantly have delayed the project, Wallace says. Saab 9-7X "Instead we dropped the architecture down 1 in. (2.5 ...
Premium Content (PAID Subscription Required)
"Fast Development Time Essential for Saab 9-7X" is part of the paid WardsAuto Premium content. You must log in with Premium credentials in order to access this article. Premium paid subscribers also gain access to:
All of WardsAuto's reliable, in-depth industry reporting and analysis
Hundreds of downloadable data tables including:
• Global sales and production data by country
• U.S. model-line inventory data
• Engine and equipment installation rates
• WardsAuto's North America Plant by Platform forecast
• Product Cycle chart
• Interrelationships among major OEMs
• Medium- and heavy-duty truck volumes
• Historical data and much more!
For WardsAuto.com pricing and subscription information please contact
Lisa Williamson by email: firstname.lastname@example.org or phone: (248) 799-2642
Current subscribers, please login or CLICK for support information.