GM's Retail Sales Increased 23 percent in July
General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) dealers delivered 234,071 vehicles in the United States in July, up 16 percent compared with a year ago. Retail sales increased 23 percent while fleet sales declined 6 percent.
July Total Sales Highlights (vs. 2012)
* GM passenger car sales were up 24 percent year over year, including a 42 percent increase in mini-, small and compact car deliveries.
* Chevrolet car sales were up 31 percent driven by a record month for the Spark, record July sales for the Cruze and a 38 percent increase for the Impala.
* Cadillac car sales were up 34 percent on the strength of the new ATS and XTS.
* Pickup, van and SUV sales were up a combined 16 percent with full-size pickups up 44 percent – the best July since 2007.
* About 15 percent of full-size pickup sales were all-new 2014 crew cabs. Double-cab models are now being shipped to dealers and regular cab production begins later this summer.
* Crossover sales were up 6 percent, with the redesigned Chevrolet Traverse and Buick Enclave up 33 percent and 14 percent, respectively. Sales of the all-new Buick Encore increased 39 percent from June 2013.
July Retail Sales Highlights (vs. 2012)
* All four brands posted double-digit retail sales increases and Buick retail sales have now increased for 15 consecutive months.
* Full-size pickup deliveries were up 51 percent and crossover sales increased 18 percent.
* Deliveries to small business customers increased 61 percent, including a 107 percent increase in full-size pickup deliveries.
* Sales of the Chevrolet Malibu increased 31 percent and the Chevrolet Equinox had its best-ever July retail sales with deliveries up 9 percent.
* GMC Terrain sales were up 24 percent for its best-ever July.
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