General Motors Corp. has plans to do away with its 3.1L and 3.4L cast-iron block V-6 engines as early as '03 and not later than '05, and replace the powerplants with an all-new, all-aluminum overhead-cam V-6 currently known under the code name Electron, sources tell Ward's. Electron, which will offer displacement sizes of 2.8L to 3.6L, also may replace the 3.5L V-6 — presently used exclusively by Oldsmobile — and the time-honored 3.8L V-6, sources say. A GM spokesman denies the relatively ...

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