CHICAGO – General Motors Corp. is looking at ways to extend production of its Safari and Astro midsize vans beyond the ’03 model year. While the auto maker has no plans to design a next-generation vans, it may introduce replacements with one of its alliance partners. The company will decide whether to extend production of the Astro and Safari within "a couple of months," says David Hansen, general manager of GM’s Fleet and Commercial Operations. "Our commercial customers see a need for ...

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