General Motors Corp. announced Tuesday (20/6/00) that it will focus on building more minivans, SUVs (Sports Utility Vehicles) and pick-ups for the US market. The move, to be carried out over the next two years, will see 70% of resources GM spends on new vehicle development throughout 2002 spent on trucks, according to Ron Zarella, Head of North American Operations for GM. It is expected by 2002, 60% of the vehicles GM sells in the US, totalling 5 million, will be trucks, up 10% on this year`s figures.
Get full access to all content, just $1 for 30 days
A Message From The Editor
just-auto gives its paid members access to the very best automotive market coverage.
And now there’s just-auto plus, our premium membership that gives you exclusive component forecast data, company profiles and extended news coverage - just for premium members.
Today I can offer you 30 days access for $1 - and that includes just-auto plus.
Dave Leggett, editor of just-auto
* plus VAT if applicable