GM Closures Cast Uncertain Future for Saturn

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Among the plants that General Motors will close by 2008 as part of its restructuring plan is one in Spring Hill, Tenn., the site of the first Saturn plant. Saturn was the consumer-friendly brand that was supposed to compete with foreign-made entry-level and economy cars. David Welch, Detroit bureau chief of BusinessWeek magazine, discusses Saturn's future.



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