It’s official: Roger Penske’s Automotive Group will acquire the Saturn brand from
Government General Motors for a price believed to be somewhere north of three dollars and a sackful of kittens.
Saturn’s five-vehicle line is being pared to three the Sky roadster and the compact Astra sedan will be put to sleep and GM will continue to build the remaining vehicles (the Vue SUV, the Outlook crossover, and the mid-sized Aura sedan) for two years. All of these, I note, are bigger than the models being deep-sixed.
The deal is expected to be completed in October.