CHICAGO – General Motors Corp. is restyling its lineup of minivans to make them look more like cross/utility vehicles. But Chrysler Group warns that move may not play well with buyers. GM’s string of ’05 minivans, which include first-ever entries for Buick and Saturn, bow in the fall. Their CUV-like styling is designed to help the new models, which GM dubs “Crossover Sport Vans (CSVs),” break away from the “soccer mom” stigma plaguing minivans. (See related story: GM Debuts Saturn Relay, ...

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