September 05, 2013

GM delivers 275,847 vehicles in the US in August 2013

General Motors Co. dealers delivered 275,847 vehicles in the United States in August, up 15 per cent compared with a year ago. Retail sales increased 22 per cent while fleet sales were down 8 per cent.

Total and retail deliveries increased by double-digits at all GM brands.
In total, Cadillac was up 38 per cent, Buick was up 37 per cent, GMC was up 14 per cent and Chevrolet was up 10 per cent. Deliveries to retail customers were up 38 per cent at Cadillac, 22 per cent at Chevrolet, 16 per cent at GMC and 24 per cent at Buick. Buick's retail sales were up for the 16th month in row, and it was the brand's best August since 2003. Cadillac's retail sales were the brand'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 US 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."


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