DETROIT – Despite the American public’s growing interest in small cars, General Motors Corp. will launch the all-new Chevrolet Cruze compact car in Europe almost a full year ahead of its debut in the U.S. Ed Peper, GM North America vice president-Chevrolet, says the strategy is based on a desire to maintain the brand’s momentum overseas and preserve an orderly product cadence at home. Manufacturing capacity was not a factor in determining Europe will benefit from a March 2009 Cruze ...

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