We're not sure what to make of this addendum to the pickupcar question. GM Inside News says GM's chairman of vice, Bob Lutz, responded to an e-mail about the new VE Commodore-based Holden utes thusly:
GMIN: "Hope the new Ute gets a more Chevy look if it goes Stateside."We know how mischievous the good Mr. Lutz can be, so don't parse too strenuously. It's on the record that GM's gray panther is personally in favor of a new version of the El Camino / Caballero, though what this means is anyone's guess. And we wouldn't be a bit surprised if someone in accounting has already been assigned to the cost-benefit analysis of it all. So where in GM's US line would such a ute fit? GMC? Cadillac? Pontiac? Buick? Hummer? Saab? Desk? Ok, now we're just calling nouns at random. [ GM Inside News]
Lutz: "Well, that's what we want to do, but it won't be a Chevrolet!"