GM, Chrysler 's Post Strong August Sales

By Peter Neumann

Credit: Wieck

General Motors Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly Plant employee Elizabeth Adams on the line prior to GM's announcement it will add two shifts and approximately 2,500 jobs at the Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant to build the new Chevrolet Malibu mid-size sedan and the next-generation Impala large sedan alongside the Chevrolet Volt and Opel Ampera electric cars - Wednesday, May 25, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. GM's commitment includes a $69 million investment in tooling and equipment to support the next-generation Impala. GM announced a $121 million investment to support the Malibu in April 2010. (Photo by John F. Martin for General Motors) (05/25/2011)

September 4, 2012

DETROIT, Mi. (My TV20 News at 10) --- GM says its U.S. sales jumped 10.1% in August. Chrysler's sales were up 14.1% in August.

GM says Chevy passenger car sales led the way - up 25%, while truck sales declined. Overall, the four GM divisions - Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet and GMC posted strong August showings.

Chrysler says its Ram trucks led the way for the company in August sales, at a time when GM's truck sales were down.

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