Among other things, the 2003 North American International Auto Show likely will be remembered as the year hybrid gasoline/electric vehicles finally headed into mainstream, high-volume vehicles. GM says Saturn architecture will be first to use full-scale hybrid system in 2005. General Motors Corp. went for the big hit by announcing it would offer hybrid technology for a potential 1 million vehicles by 2007. GM plans a 3-prong strategy with hybrid systems that allow maximum ...

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