General Motors Corp. delays production launch of the ’09 Saturn Vue 2-Mode hybrid until next year, further illustrating how the auto maker intends to pinch its pennies for the remainder of 2008. Saturn’s newest hybrid was scheduled to begin output Dec. 1 at its Ramos Arizpe, Mexico, assembly plant, but GM now is postponing Job One until first-quarter 2009. “Not a huge delay, just a month or two to make sure everything is OK,” says Saturn spokesman Steve Janisse. The delay, which ...

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