NEW YORK – Conceding sales this year will be relatively flat, Buick General Manager Steve Shannon, nevertheless, predicts 2007 is going to be good for the brand. “We will have a big year,” he predicts, despite the fact Buick will wind up with its slimmest product portfolio in decades by year-end. Beginning in 2008, Buick will offer just two sedans and a cross/utility vehicle. However, Shannon says the marque will offer a fourth product at some point. General Motors Corp. product strategy ...

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