General Motors Corp. says it underestimated demand for high-end and fully loaded versions of its new fullsize SUVs. Even as gas prices crest to $3 a gallon in many areas, GM is ramping up production on its all-new GMT900 family of large utility vehicles. Driving the growth has been demand for the top trim levels, with option packages that include navigation systems and rear cameras that allow drivers to see what’s behind them as they back up. A GM spokeswoman says pent-up demand for ...

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