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Saturn LogoJust heard via the NY Times that Robert Penske has been unable to find a new supplier for Saturn, and therefore broke of negotiations with GM.

Translation?  The Saturn experiment, the attempt to do something ‘different’ with American automobiles, is probably over.  GM will not continue production after 2009, and the doors will shut on Saturn dealerships in short order.

Damnit.

Now I’m starting to hear mutterings that GM might have helped scuttle the deal over concerns that a revived Saturn brand would have been a threat.  Ya think?

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