GM awaits 4 suvs in war with Ford

Miller, Joe
October 1999
Automotive News;10/4/1999, Vol. 74 Issue 5841, p32
Trade Publication
Reports on General Motors' planned launch of its year 2000 model sport utility vehicles. Features and specifications of the Chevrolet Tahoe, Chevrolet Suburban, GMC Yukon and GMC Yukon XL; Background on the company's competition with Ford Motor for the sport utility vehicle market.


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