Saturn Timeline 19822009

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Saturn: 1982-2009

Saturn’s is sealed. The brand will die Pontiac and seems to have a next to Oldsmobile lined up. are the most significant moments in brief history:

1982 GM a small car study named the rocket that carried to the moon.

1983 GM chairman Smith announces plans to a subcompact import fighter.

The first Saturn prototype is

1985 Saturn Corporation is as a GM subsidiary and Spring Hill, is chosen as a plant site. Sanchez dies three after he’s named first president.

1986 Ground is broken at Hill for a $1.9-billion manufacturing

1987 Saturn’s logo is

1988 The Spring Hill is completed and 3000 workers are

1989 First Saturn are appointed.

1990 Production in Spring Hill and retail commence. The first year tally is 1881 units.

1991 An engine coolant necessitates replacement of 1836 Saturns.


1992 The 100,000th is sold. Saturn wins top on J.D. Power Customer index list.

1993 than 300,000 Saturns are to fix a wiring problem.

1994 reports its first profitable Slow sales force a production cut. The first Homecoming is held. Part of a reorganization is folding Saturn GM’s Small Car Group.

Saturn sales peak at units.

1995 The one-millionth is produced.

1996 California and Saturn dealers begin GM EV1 electric cars.

1997 of right-hand-drive Saturns commence in Price cuts are announced for US models.

1998 Spring is the only GM plant that working during a wide-ranging UAW Saturn’s three-door coupe is The Saturn showroom count from 350 to 500 locations.

The new L-Series Saturn is manufactured at Wilmington, Delaware, plant a conventional labor agreement. SL is the first car to earn a double crash rating from

1999 The 2-millionth Saturn is The second (and last) is held at Spring Hill.

The new Vue compact SUV is the last Saturn to molded-plastic body panels.

The Saturn L-series is cancelled.

The Sky roadster joins the Saturn

2007 Saturn’s new Aura earns the North American Car of the award. The Outlook three-row and a new Opel-engineered Vue are introduced. Spring ceases Saturn production the Ion is replaced by the imported (from Astra.

2008 GM chairman Rick testifies during Congressional that Saturn could be consolidated, or terminated along Hummer, Saab, and Pontiac

2009 Negotiations between GM and mogul Roger Penske, potential savior, collapse Renault-Nissan decides against cars and trucks to 357 Saturn after the GM pipeline is closed.

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