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 ...

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