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General Motors on Tuesday reported strong fourth-quarter sales beyond all brands except for Buick, which accomplished bottomward 10% from the year-ago period.
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But GM’s sales of new cartage for the abounding year tumbled by nearly 12% compared with 2019, GM said in a sales release. Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles additionally was expected to absolution sales Tuesday and Ford Motor Co. on Wednesday.
GM cited able-bodied sales of full-size SUVs and pickups for helping it accomplishment the division strong, but acclaimed that account remained tight.
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Analysts and dealers said GM could accept awash added if it had had more stock.
For the quarter, GM awash 771,323 vehicles, up 4.8% from the year-ago period, its best fourth-quarter retail sales back 2007.
For the year, GM’s sales slid by 11.8% to 2.5 actor cartage sold. Still, GM estimates it acquired bazaar allotment beyond the lath in total, retail and agile deliveries for both the quarter and agenda year.
At Bowman Chevrolet in Clarkston, its December new-car sales were up about 21% over the year-ago period, but its day accumulation of the Chevrolet Silverado is about 35 days, said Rhonda Jensen, accepted manager. Accustomed is about 60 days.
“2021 doesn’t appearance any signs of slowing down, but I am added afraid about account from General Motors. If they get it to us, we can advertise it,” Jensen said. “The