Silverado Truck Leads GM's Feb Sales

Big Three Automakers Have a Good Month

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)

March 1, 2013 Updated Oct 25, 2013 at 11:10 AM EDT

DETROIT, Mi. (My TV20 News at 10) --- GM's February sales were up 7%, selling 224,000 cars and trucks.

GM says it sold 42,000 Chevrolet Silverado pickup trucks in February, which is a 29% increase in sales of that model.

Other automakers also reported their February sales, with Ford up 9% and Chrysler 4%.

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