More on General Motors' sales report

|About: General Motors Company (GM)|By:, SA News Editor

General Motors (GM +2.8%) says total sales in August marked the automaker's best month since September 2008 (Lehman bankruptcy).

By segment: Crossovers +34%; full-size pickups +15%; large SUVs +29%; passenger cars +8%.

GM models setting a monthly sales record include the Chevrolet Volt, Chevrolet Spark, Chevrolet Sonic, Cadillac XTS, and Buick Verano