MILFORD, MI – General Motors Corp. is questioning its well-worn strategies as the Saab brand prepares to launch its first-ever SUV, the 9-7X, later this year. The platform is identical to that found under the GMC Envoy, Chevrolet TrailBlazer and Buick Rainier. Could all of these variants be too much of a good thing? “I think the problem with the 9-7 is that it's the fourth one,” says Mark LaNeve, GM North America vice president-vehicle sales, service and marketing, during a media program ...
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