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2008 Chevrolet Orlando Concept

2008 Chevrolet Orlando Concept

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Now you haven't seen it, now you don't: That Chevrolet Orlando concept coming to the Paris show won't be coming from North America after all.

Earlier this month, we showed you the sketches for the Chevy Orlando, a city-sized seven-seat wagon that GM had intended to build in Hamtramck, Michigan, and to sell in America as a smaller alternative to its big crossovers (Traverse, Enclave, Outlook, and Acadia).

Now, the Wall Street Journal reports, the Chevy Orlando is off the North American docket, though it still might be sold in other markets around the world. Instead of the Orlando, Chevy will bring another global vehicle to North America from Asia--likely from its Korean operation GM Daewoo, we think.

Hamtramck is, of course, the home-to-be of the 2011 Chevy Volt, which made its world debut here on TheCarConnection.com last week, in Detroit this week and got big props from GM vice chairman Bob Lutz last night on "The Colbert Report." GM is trying to arrange a special set of tax breaks to bring the Volt's price down, making it more attractive to consumers and more economically feasible to build.

We'll show you more Orlando views from the Paris show in two weeks. For now, Mazda5, you still have it easy.
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