NEW YORK – Despite a double-digit slump in first-quarter sales of fullsize pickups and a flattening of midsize SUV demand, don’t expect General Motors Corp. to back off on production on those models, says Buick-Pontiac-GMC General Manager Kurt Ritter. Speaking at a Buick press conference here – his first as head of the luxury division – Ritter says GM seeks more production flexibility for its midsize SUVs. More 4-door pickups expected in production mix. "We’re looking at more ...

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