GM's U.S. Sales Up 20 Percent in September

Higher Sales at All Four Brands Deliver Eighth Monthly Share Increase of 2011

Oct 03, 2011, 10:00 ET from General Motors

DETROIT, Oct. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) today reported total sales of 207,145 vehicles in September, a 20 percent increase compared with September 2010.  

"For GM, all of the factors that say this is a good time to buy a new vehicle outweigh the bad news that appears to be slowing down the broader economic recovery," said Don Johnson, vice president, U.S. Sales Operations.  "We're well positioned going forward because we have momentum and another wave of fuel-efficient passenger cars launching over the next several months at Chevrolet, Buick and Cadillac."  

The full text of GM's sales press release and supporting material is available at in the Sales and Production section as well at

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