“Anytime you’re working on something that’s never been done before — brand-new technology — a timeline is likely to move around a little bit,” Barra said last week on the automaker’s second-quarter earnings call. “We have line of sight on what we need to accomplish both from the technology development … [and] to make sure we have the right regulatory environment, as well.”
The missed target didn’t come as a surprise to readers of Automotive News. My friend Mike Wayland wrote in late June that technical and regulatory challenges put achievement of the goal in doubt.
What GM can control, however, appears to be…..