GM October Sales Soar

By Peter Neumann

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)

November 1, 2013 Updated Nov 1, 2013 at 10:37 AM EDT

DETROIT, Mi. (My TV20 News at 10) --- General Motors sales in October rose about 16 percent over a year ago.

GM sold more than 226,000 cars and trucks in October, led by Silverado truck that sells more than any other GM vehicle. It's sales rose 10 percent from a year ago. Sales of the GMC Sierra jumped 13 percent.

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