Sources close to General Motors Corp. tell Ward's that GM will halt production of its 3.5L Twin Cam V-6 engine sometime in the '02 model year. And since the 3.5L Twin Cam is the only engine used in the Oldsmobile Intrigue, the death of the engine — launched for the '99 model year — means the Intrigue is the first Olds product for which an expiration date now is known: if 3.5L Twin Cam production ends in '02, there will not be an '03 Intrigue. A GM source confirms that the engine — and ...

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