It may be the signal of relative sanity returning to the U.S. sport/utility vehicle (SUV) market. General Motors Corp. unveiled its 2000 Chevrolet Suburban and GMC Yukon full-size SUVs at the recent New York auto show — and astonishingly, talk from executives and engineers about the new models is partly about smaller size. The underlying message clearly is a broadside to rival Ford Motor Co. and its recently launched Excursion, which has been castigated for its gargantuan size. Curt ...

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