General Motors, Chevrolet, Cadillac Sales in May 2013

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General Motors has managed to sell 252,894 units of its vehicles in the United States in May, which is a 3 per cent increase when compared to last year 2012.

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

“Cadillac is growing faster than it has in almost 40 years, the pickup rebound is in full swing and we’re seeing strong retail demand for our crossovers. These are all powerful signs that the gradual recovery in the economy is becoming more broad-based. That’s great news for the auto industry and General Motors.”

  • General Motors trucks sales increased by 15 per cent compared to last year, which includes 23 per cent increase for large pickups and a 30 per cent increase for large SUVs.
  • Crossover sales saw an increase of over 3 per cent.
  • Compact crossover sales were up by 10 per cent
  • Retail passenger car sales were up 2 per cent, at the same time total sales were down 6 percent.


May 2013 Sales Total Sales YOY Change Retail Sales YOY Change
Chevrolet 179,510 0.9% 124,897 5.4%
GMC 41,594 7.0% 33,814 11.5%
Buick 17,982 (3.1)% 15,897 9.9%
Cadillac 13,808 39.9% 13,050 36.6%
Total GM 252,894 3.1% 187,658 8.6%


  • Chevrolet had its best retail sales month since August 2009.
  • More than 2,350 units of All-new 2014 Impalas were delivered by chevrolet dealers
  • Chevrolet Traverse retail sales increased by 14 per cent
  • GMC Acadia retail sales increased by 15 per cent
  • Buick Enclave retail sales increased by 19 per cent.
  • Cadillac’s 40 percent sales increase marked its best May since 2007.

Bob Ferguson, vice president, Global Cadillac said

“Cadillac is back!. Our growth is product-driven, new luxury vehicles with dramatic design and performance drawing new customers to showrooms.”

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