This SUV Crash Is Like A Hollywood Stunt Gone Wrong

Somehow — and no one in Pittsburgh is quite sure how — this Saturn VUE entered a traffic circle like any normal car but then went airborne and ended up rubber-side up in the spout of a park fountain. The whole thing played out like what happens when the bad guy crashes during some big-budget action movie chase. » 9/30/13 10:03am 9/30/13 10:03am

Aural Leakage: Battery Problems Short-Circuit Saturn Hybrid Sales

In the midst of a $4/gallon-inspired run on every ride that gets more than 12 MPG, we were more than a little surprised to hear that the 2008 Saturn Aura Green Line has racked up a measly 69 sales through the end of April. Wot's the deal? Turns out that leaky batteries, courtesy of supplier Cobasys, have sent the… » 6/04/08 7:30am 6/04/08 7:30am

Detroit Auto Show: Saturn Vue 2 Mode Hybrid


Saturn's lawyers are at it again — this time they are declaring a world's first. The Saturn Vue Green Line 2 Mode is the world's first front-wheel-drive compact hybrid SUV in the world, or so they say. The obvious key feature is the two-mode hybrid technology capable of increasing fuel economy by 50 percent compared… » 1/14/08 6:14pm 1/14/08 6:14pm

Detroit Auto Show: Saturn Vue Plug-In Hybrid


In a mere two years Saturn will make its Vue Plug-In Hybrid available for masses. Wait for it, wait for it, yes, this hybrid will plug into the standard 110V household electrical outlet and connect to the car at the front fender, utilizing an adapted two-mode hybrid system from GM. The battery will fully recharge in… » 1/14/08 1:44pm 1/14/08 1:44pm