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G.M. Regains No. 1 Spot in World Automaking

General Motors: Largest Automaker in the World

After three years of settling for second place, General Motors reclaimed its title as the world’s largest automaker in 2011, a year when its sales grew in every region of the globe while Toyota sales were hampered by major natural disasters.

Senh: What a turnaround for the U.S. auto industry. It's one bright spot for the government bailouts. I'm sure the recalls from Japanese automakers and the subsequent production disruption caused by the tsunami helped.


GM's September U.S. auto sales up 20 percent

GM's September U.S. auto sales up 20 percent

General Motors Co and Chrysler Group reported September U.S. auto sales gains of at least 20 percent, a sign that consumers have returned as vehicle inventories have risen after being crimped by the March earthquake in Japan.

Senh: I didn't know that the Japanese earthquake has an effect on American automakers unless parts are being manufactured there. If that's the case, it would be ironic.


GM sales jump 27% on small car sales gains

General Motors' U.S. sales of cars and truck jumped 27 percent in April as the economy continued to improve and $4 a gallon gasoline pushed buyers into more efficient vehicles.


G.M. Sales Increased 10% in March

Analysts project that sales will increase across the industry, despite worries about rising gasoline prices and production stoppages in Japan.


GM sales jump 49%, aided by finance deals

GM sales jump 49%, aided by finance deals

General Motors on Tuesday reported that U.S. sales jumped 49 percent last month, aided by sweeter financing and lease deals that drew a response from other major automakers.


GM posts 1st full-year profit since 2004

In an impressive comeback from bankruptcy, General Motors last year posted its first annual profit since 2004....


G.M. Workers to Get $189 Million in Profit Sharing

G.M. Workers to Get $189 Million in Profit Sharing

General Motors said the payments, worth “upwards of $4,000” for hourly workers, were the largest profit-sharing checks in the automaker’s history.


GM Says About 90% of Dealers Reporting Profits

General Motors said that 90% of GM dealers are reporting profits, up from 40% at the end of 2009.


GM January sales up 22 percent

GM January sales up 22 percent

General Motors Co posted a 22 percent rise in sales for January, outperforming expectations for the market as a whole on gains in demand for its pickup trucks.


GM Dec sales up, industry on upswing into 2011

General Motors Co posted a 7.5 percent rise in December U.S. auto sales and said it expects the industry to report sales at a 13 million-vehicle annualized rate for last month -- far higher than many forecasts and what would be the highest rate of 2010.


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