General Motors’ Sales Up 22 Percent in August, 2013

Record month for Cadillac XTS, Buick Encore and Verano, Chevrolet Volt, Spark, Sonic and Equinox
DETROIT – General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) dealers delivered 275,847 vehicles in the United States in August, up 15 percent compared with a year ago. Retail sales increased 22 percent while fleet sales were down 8 percent.
Absolute and retail conveyances expanded by twofold digits whatsoever GM marks. In aggregate, Cadillac was up 38 percent, Buick was up 37 percent, GMC was up 14 percent and Chevrolet was up 10 percent. Conveyances to retail clients were up 38 percent at Cadillac, 22 percent at Chevrolet, 16 percent at GMC and 24 percent at Buick. Buick’s retail bargains were up for the 16 th month in column, and it was the mark’s best August since 2003. Cadillac’s retail deals were the mark’s best August since 1989.
“The second half of 2013 is off to a very solid start for GM and our model-year change over and new product launches are going smoothly,” said Kurt McNeil, vice president, U.S. sales operations. “We have a lot of momentum and we feel good about the direction of the U.S. economy as we prepare to launch even more new products, including all-new heavy duty pickups and large SUVs for Chevrolet and GMC, a completely redesigned Cadillac CTS and the Chevrolet Corvette Stingray.”
GM’s deals a month ago were the most elevated of 2013 and the best since September 2008, when the worldwide monetary emergency started to quicken. Two years after the fact, on Sept. 8, 2010, Chevrolet started the Cruze in North America, denoting the start of a combative rollout of new items that will see practically 30 Chevrolet, Cadillac, Buick and GMC nameplates either all new or updated by right on time by early 2014.

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