GM to stop building Pontiac Vibe in August - DodgeIntrepid.Net Forums - Dodge Intrepid, Concorde, 300m and Eagle Vision chat
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 06-19-2009, 05:10 PM Thread Starter

 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Posts: 336
Feedback: 0 / 0%
                   
Post GM to stop building Pontiac Vibe in August

As part of the phase-out of its Pontiac brand, General Motors Corp. announced today it will stop building the compact Vibe crossover wagon in August. The Pontiac Vibe is assembled at a plant jointly owned by GM and Toyota Motor Corp. in Fremont, Calif.

The automaker has been building 2010 Vibe models since March, a spokesman said today.

The California factory — opened by GM in 1962 — became the first U.S. auto assembly plant jointly operated by two automakers when it reopened in 1984.

GM and Toyota are holding discussions about future production opportunities at the California plant. The factory also builds the Toyota Matrix.

“We’ve gained a lot from our partnership with Toyota,” Pontiac spokesman Jim Hopson said today. “We aren’t going to walk away from it.”

GM previously said Pontiac Solstice output will cease in July, followed by the end of production for the G6 sedan, coupe and convertible at a plant in Orion Township in September. For the 2010 model year, Pontiac plans to market just two models, the Vibe and the G6, which will be sold only to fleet customers.



More...
Auto Reporter is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 06-19-2009, 05:45 PM
Intrepid Modder
 
Irresponsible Robot's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Ames, IA
Posts: 263
Feedback: 0 / 0%
                     
Too bad. My dad's got a Vibe, and he really likes it.

It's what he replaced his Trep with, actually.
Irresponsible Robot is offline  
post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 06-19-2009, 06:03 PM
Intrepid Pro
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: *******
Posts: 7,448
Feedback: 31 / 97%
                     
It's about time, never should have started making it.
cokey11 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 06-19-2009, 07:25 PM
get off my lawn

 
DrDodge's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Smyrna , Tn
Posts: 15,502
Feedback: 6 / 100%
                     
ok,, read it twice,, stopping production in august,, but offering it to fleet customers for the 2010 model year, say what willis?
DrDodge is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the DodgeIntrepid.Net Forums - Dodge Intrepid, Concorde, 300m and Eagle Vision chat forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

Member names may only be composed of alpha-numeric characters. (A-Z and 0-9)

!!ATTENTION ADVERTISERS!! If you intend on advertising anything on this forum, whatsoever, you are required to first contact us here . Additionaly, we do NOT allow BUSINESS NAMES unless you are an Authorized Vendor. If you own a business, and want to do sales on this site via posting or private message, you will need to follow the rules. Shops, Stores, Distributors, Group Buys without being authorized will see your account terminated.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Linear Mode Linear Mode
Rate This Thread:



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome