It may be a sign of relative sanity returning to the U.S. sport/utility vehicle (SUV) market. Surprisingly, in unveiling the '00 Chevrolet Suburban/GMC Yukon full-size SUV last week, General Motors Corp. executives and engineers emphasize the new model's 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 proportions. Chevrolet General Marketing Manager Kurt L. Ritter says ...

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