2009 GMC Terrain To Debut North American Style In Chicago

You might remember the Theta-based GMC Terrain from the Kuwaiti International Automobile Exhibition. Apparently, GMC decided they wanted a piece of the action and will be bringing the mini-ute to the Chicago Auto Show. Interestingly, some reports say that the new Terrain will be based on the extended wheelbase Theta… » 2/04/08 9:45am 2/04/08 9:45am

Jalopnik Guide To GM Global Platforms And College Greek Organizations

As a proud graduate of the University of Texas, there was a time when I knew all the letters of the Greek alphabet and all the fraternities and sororities that corresponded to them. There was also a time when I thought I knew all of the GM platforms and their associated Greek letters. Recently I've noticed that I'm… » 1/23/08 2:00pm 1/23/08 2:00pm

Predicting the Saab 9-4x: Replacing the 9-7x?

The Saab watchers at Trollhattan Saab rounded up the latest dirt on the next rebadged (sorry, guys) appropriated GM product to round out the Saab line. Word came down late last year that a new crossover would join the Swedish bunch, culled from GM's upcoming line of midsize CUVs, like the Buick Entourage and Saturn… » 8/02/06 10:20am 8/02/06 10:20am

More on GM's Premium Crossovers for Saab and Cadillac

GM's self-described "product renaissance," by which the company expects to pull out of a sales nosedive, includes a raft of crossover vehicles that will span its entire pricing spectrum. At the top end are the Cadillac BRX and its "Born from Jets" cousin, the Saab 9-4X. As Edmunds Inside Line reports, the cars planed… » 11/22/05 8:00am 11/22/05 8:00am

Spy Photos: 2007 Suzuki SUV, More Theta Badge Engineering

According to The Car Connection, which has procured the first spy shots we've seen of Suzuki's newest SUV, it'll be bigger than the Grand Vitara and ride on the Theta platform Suzuki developed with partner GM. That means the unnamed joint will share underpinnings with the Pontiac Torrent, Chevy Equinox and upcoming… » 11/15/05 8:07am 11/15/05 8:07am