Akerson urged the team of execs to seek ways to expand sales in the electric-drive segment. The CEO reportedly declared that by mid-decade, GM aims to sell three to four times as many plug-in vehicles as it targets for 2012. So, how does Akerson expect The General to sell 135,000-plus plug-ins by 2015? Well, those unidentified sources claim that the automaker will focus on expanding the market for the Chevrolet Volt and introduce more models that employ similar technology in an attempt to hit the CEO's lofty target.
[Source: Automotive News – sub. req.]