There could be 60,000 extra General Motors SUVs on American roads next year.
I want to say more, but first you should sit and let that marinate for a few seconds.
This isn’t a tirade against fuel-thirsty SUVs—I happen to own one of the least efficient vehicles built in the last decade (a 2008 Audi Q7), which I need for family purposes. I’m just saying that 60,000 Suburbans is about 50 percent of the 119,000 electric cars sold in the U.S. in 2014. And those are just the *extra* SUVs GM plans to build.
Why is the American carmaker increasing production so much, and what does it mean?