Minivans will not go away – they just might morph a little as auto makers joust for share in this volume segment. Minivans represent a huge market: close to 1.2 million were sold in 2002 in the U.S. alone, and most garnered a healthy profit margin. Early in the auto show circuit, auto makers saved some limelight for these oft-maligned family vehicles that serve as a staple for many households. The new Nissan Quest presents an intriguing interior with its alterative instrument panel. ...

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