GM to boost output of trucks and crossovers for the 2011 model year

Article by Christian Andrei, on October 7, 2010

According to the latest reports, it appears that GM expects to increase availability of key trucks and crossovers for the 2011 model year. At a meeting of GMC and Buick dealers this week in Detroit, General Motors told them that it will boost the output for the 2011 model-year of key vehicles including the Sierra, Terrain and Acadia.

Furthermore, GM will also roll out a revamped version of the GMC Sierra pickup truck with a more luxurious interior.

The production of GMC Sierra pickup truck and the Acadia crossover will also be boosted by 15 percent for the 2011 model year.

Asked about this, GM spokeswoman Dayna Hart declined to comment. Regarding GMC models, U.S. sales are up 31 percent this year while Buick brand showed a 58 percent increase.

GM’s overall sales were up 7 percent in September. Regarding the dealers meeting, GM spokeswoman Dayna Hart said that this didn’t bring a lot of new information.

"There was a lot energy, enthusiasm and optimism. There wasn't a lot of new information shared. It was an upbeat update," Hart said. [via autonews - sub. required]

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