Originally Posted by OverAnxious
There is an answer. GM has a plan in place of some kind. I'm looking for what that may be in this case.
Are they only allowing certain allocations based on feeling out the market? Is it because they plan to produce only a limited number for a few months then ramp up production?
I don't buy the economy thing, GM has spent millions to bring this car to market already.
They can't afford to spend millions more if this car flops or isn't profitable. They're going to ramp up production based on demand. It's not like 2 years ago, when they could introduce a new truck and mass produce it immediately because they knew it would sell.
People simply aren't buying new cars. New cars that are being purchased are mostly for necessity, and most "necessity" dictates a four door economy car of some kind. Not a two door sports coupe.
I'm sorry to say this Joe, but it's just plane (I tried to think of another word, because I don't want to actually start a fight or arguement), but it's plane ignorant to "not buy" the economy "thing."
Hell, 1 year ago, if OPEC had announced another market manipulator of cutting production by 2 million barrels a day, oil prices would have skyrocketted 20% or more. Instead, since the announcement, oil prices overall are still DOWN from the date of announcement. Why? Economy.