CHICAGO — At the Chicago Auto Show here, General Motors Corp.'s Buick Div. shows the prototype of its Rendezvous “crossover” sport/utility vehicle (SUV) set to launch next year as an '02 model. The excitement generated by Buick's first “truck” since 1923 only underscores the perception that GM may indeed be “back in the game” and ready to compete with a spate of successful crossovers already in the market — or soon coming. Add to that that Rendezvous, at least from a design aspect, is ...

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