Q: What progress have you made in your top objectives — retail share, EVs and dealer relations — so far?
A: I’m very pleased with what we’ve been able to do in growing our full-size pickup business. During the crisis, you have seen how resilient the truck business has been. Within a very strong segment, we’ve been able to continue to grow. In the first quarter, our retail market share on trucks was 41 percent, which was more than an 8-point growth year over year within the segment.
Through the crisis, we have reaffirmed our commitment to electric vehicles. As we make difficult decisions around capital allocation, we continued to protect and make sure that those programs continue on track. Unfortunately, we did need to delay the reveal of the Hummer. But we also at the same time confirmed that we were holding our [launch] timing.
We never would have made it as we have through the crisis were it not for the relationship with the dealers. We’ve been meeting with the dealer council…