General Motor August 2013 Sales in U.S

General Motor August 2013 Sales in U.S

General Motors
General Motors

General Motors Company dealers delivered 275,847 units of its vehicles in the United States in August 2013, up 15 per cent compared a year ago. Retail sales increased 22 percent on the other hand fleet sales were down 8 percent.

  • Cadillac was up 38 percent
  • Buick was up 37 percent
  • GMC was up 14 percent
  • Chevrolet was up 10 percent
  • Deliveries to retail customers were up 38 percent at Cadillac, 22 percent at Chevrolet, 16 percent at GMC and 24 percent at Buick.

August Sales Highlights (vs. 2012)

  • Crossover sales were up by 34 per cent.
  • Full size pickup sales were up 15 per cent. Large SUV sales were up 29 percent.
  • Passenger car deliveries were up 8 percent.
  • Retail deliveries were up 27 percent, driven by a 93 percent increase for the Chevrolet Malibu and a 76 percent increase for the Chevrolet Impala. The Impala has increased its retail share of the large car segment by about 3 percentage points, according to J.D. Power PIN data.
  • The Chevrolet Volt had its best month ever, as did the Chevrolet Spark, Chevrolet Sonic, Cadillac XTS and Buick Verano.

Kurt McNeil, vice president, U.S. sales operations said

“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. 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.”

McNeil said

“If our first Cruze customer were to walk into a Chevrolet dealership today, he wouldn’t recognize the place. The same holds true for Buick-GMC and Cadillac. The cars and trucks, the sales and service experience – everything is being elevated so we can offer customers the best ownership experience in the business.”

GM August 2013 Sales

MonthTotal SalesYOY ChangeRetail SalesYOY Change  
Chevrolet187,74010.4{3eb5ecf1d2f2ded33f3402e23daa92fa26040127f98c5698cfa7c8d6059cbb24}143,03021.6{3eb5ecf1d2f2ded33f3402e23daa92fa26040127f98c5698cfa7c8d6059cbb24}
GMC43,20214.2{3eb5ecf1d2f2ded33f3402e23daa92fa26040127f98c5698cfa7c8d6059cbb24}38,90816.3{3eb5ecf1d2f2ded33f3402e23daa92fa26040127f98c5698cfa7c8d6059cbb24}
Buick24,65036.9{3eb5ecf1d2f2ded33f3402e23daa92fa26040127f98c5698cfa7c8d6059cbb24}20,03824.1{3eb5ecf1d2f2ded33f3402e23daa92fa26040127f98c5698cfa7c8d6059cbb24}
Cadillac20,25537.8{3eb5ecf1d2f2ded33f3402e23daa92fa26040127f98c5698cfa7c8d6059cbb24}18,98238.3{3eb5ecf1d2f2ded33f3402e23daa92fa26040127f98c5698cfa7c8d6059cbb24}
Total GM275,84714.7{3eb5ecf1d2f2ded33f3402e23daa92fa26040127f98c5698cfa7c8d6059cbb24}220,95822.1{3eb5ecf1d2f2ded33f3402e23daa92fa26040127f98c5698cfa7c8d6059cbb24}
CYTDTotal SalesYOY ChangeRetail SalesYOY Change  
Chevrolet1,365,5447.5{3eb5ecf1d2f2ded33f3402e23daa92fa26040127f98c5698cfa7c8d6059cbb24}956,41011.7{3eb5ecf1d2f2ded33f3402e23daa92fa26040127f98c5698cfa7c8d6059cbb24}
GMC303,25410.9{3eb5ecf1d2f2ded33f3402e23daa92fa26040127f98c5698cfa7c8d6059cbb24}262,21515.1{3eb5ecf1d2f2ded33f3402e23daa92fa26040127f98c5698cfa7c8d6059cbb24}
Buick141,88015.7{3eb5ecf1d2f2ded33f3402e23daa92fa26040127f98c5698cfa7c8d6059cbb24}125,86515.6{3eb5ecf1d2f2ded33f3402e23daa92fa26040127f98c5698cfa7c8d6059cbb24}
Cadillac119,58631.5{3eb5ecf1d2f2ded33f3402e23daa92fa26040127f98c5698cfa7c8d6059cbb24}109,76727.9{3eb5ecf1d2f2ded33f3402e23daa92fa26040127f98c5698cfa7c8d6059cbb24}
Total GM1,930,2649.8{3eb5ecf1d2f2ded33f3402e23daa92fa26040127f98c5698cfa7c8d6059cbb24}1,454,25713.7{3eb5ecf1d2f2ded33f3402e23daa92fa26040127f98c5698cfa7c8d6059cbb24}
InventoryUnits at
Month-end
Days Supply
(selling day adjusted)
Units at Previous
Month-end
Days Supply
(selling day adjusted)
All Vehicles628,64464638,51768
GMT-900 Pickups106,28260140,03568

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