Published on: 3rd February 2011
DETROIT – General Motors reported today that it delivered 8,389,769 vehicles globally in calendar year 2010, a 12.2 percent increase from 2009 deliveries of 7,477,178.
GM achieved double-digit increases in five of its top 10 markets, including a 28.8 percent increase in China, where GM and its partners were the first to top the 2 million sales mark in a single year, and an increase of 41.3 percent in Uzbekistan, which is now GM’s tenth-largest market by volume.
Deliveries in the United States, GM’s No. 2 market, rose 6.3 percent despite the phase-out or sale of four brands, while Brazil, GM’s third-largest market, saw deliveries rise by 10.4 percent.
About General Motors – General Motors Company (NYSE: GM, TSX: GMM), one of the world’s largest automakers, traces its roots back to 1908. With its global headquarters in Detroit, GM employs 209,000 people in every major region of the world and does business in more than 120 countries. GM and its strategic partners produce cars and trucks in 31 countries, and sell and service these vehicles through the following brands: Baojun, Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC, Daewoo, Holden, Isuzu, Jiefang, Opel, Vauxhall, and Wuling. GM’s largest national market is China, followed by the United States, Brazil, the United Kingdom, Germany, Canada, Italy, Russia, Mexico and Uzbekistan.
Mira Motor Sales Limited is the official partner of GM in Malta and is duly authorized to import, distribute, market and sell the GM’s Chevrolet range of passenger vehicles. The company is also currently in discussions with GM to secure the official representation for the manufacturer’s North American vehicles