Elegance And Efficiency Converge In GM's Los Angeles Auto Show Lineup - VIDEO ENHANCED
LOS ANGELES November 27, 2006; The General Motors portfolio at the Los Angeles Auto Show continues the company’s ongoing and dramatic product resurgence, with a focus on cars and SUVs that feature sophisticated, globally inspired designs as well as advanced, fuel-saving technologies.
The show will feature all-new entries by Buick, GMC and Saturn – including two of the four hybrid models GM will launch in calendar year 2007, as well as a resurrection of Cadillac’s Platinum Series and special-edition Saab models that commemorate the vehicle brand’s 60 th anniversary. Chevrolet will highlight two hydrogen fuel cell models – the Sequel and the Equinox Fuel Cell – that provide show goers with a glimpse of clean, petroleum-free transportation.
“We always look forward to the L.A. Auto Show because Los Angeles is such an important market for trend-setting cars and trucks,” said GM Chairman and CEO Rick Wagoner, who will kick off media days as the keynote speaker at the Motor Press Guild breakfast. “Besides launching a number of exciting new production cars, trucks and crossovers, we’ll also demonstrate our commitment to addressing fuel economy and environmental concerns with several very important advanced technology vehicles.”
According to the recently issued 2007 EPA Fuel Economy Guide, GM leads the industry with more vehicles that achieve an EPA-estimated 30 mpg or more on the highway. For the 2007 model year, GM offers 23 such vehicles, up from 14 in 2006.
The following are the specific models that GM will highlight in L.A.:
2008 Buick Enclave
2008 GMC Yukon Hybrid
2008 Saturn Vue
Saturn Aura Green Line hybrid
Saab 9-3 60 th Anniversary Edition
Saab 9-5 60 th Anniversary Edition
HUMMER HO 2 Design Concept (Design Challenge entry)
Cadillac Platinum Series (XLR, STS, DTS)
Chevrolet Equinox Fuel Cell