General Motors (GM) January U.S. sales: +15.9% to 194,699, beating the consensus estimate of...

|About: General Motors Company (GM)|By:, SA News Editor
General Motors (GM) January U.S. sales: +15.9% to 194,699, beating the consensus estimate of 13%. Retail sales were up 24 percent, while fleet sales fell 2%. Total sales by brand: Cadillac +47%; Buick +31.9%; GMC +23.4%; Chevrolet +10.9%. Sales of GM’s full-size pickups rose 32% to 50,230 units and the automaker notes pickup inventories are in-line with sales and production plans for 2013.