GM Delivers 8.39 Million Vehicles Globally in 2010

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DETROIT, Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — 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.(1)

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(2) 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.

Following is data for GM’s leading markets and brands:

Top Ten Markets:

 
 

Country

2010 Deliveries

2009 Deliveries

% Change

2009 Rank

 

1

China

2,351,610

1,826,475

28.8

2

 

2

United States

2,215,227

2,084,492

6.3

1

 

3

Brazil

657,825

595,625

10.4

3

 

4

United Kingdom

290,250

287,278

1.0

5

 

5

Germany

269,061

381,687

(29.5)

4

 

6

Canada

247,104

254,257

(2.8)

6

 

7

Italy

169,955

188,689

(9.9)

7

 

8

Russia

159,199

141,695

12.4

8

 

9

Mexico

155,590

138,482

12.4

9

 

10

Uzbekistan

145,151

102,746

41.3

13

 
  
      

Top Brands:

 
 

Brand

2010 Deliveries

2009 Deliveries

% Change

2009 Rank

 

1

Chevrolet

4,271,189

3,517,412

21.4

1

 

2

Opel/Vauxhall

1,206,620

1,236,221

(2.4)

2

 

3

Wuling

1,149,060

1,001,213

14.8

3

 

4

Buick

718,848

558,533

28.7

4

 

5

GMC

446,547

353,258

26.4

5

 

6

Cadillac

180,724

128,838

40.3

7

 

7

Holden

140,771

126,089

11.6

8

 

8

Daewoo

129,829

121,345

7.0

9

 

9

Jiefang

88,224

34,860

153.1

12

 
  
      

(1) Vehicle sales primarily represent estimated sales to the ultimate customer.

(2) The joint venture agreements with SGMW (44%) and FAW-GM (50%) allows for significant rights as a member as well as the contractual right to report SGMW and FAW-GM joint venture vehicle sales in China as a part of global market share.

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.  GM’s OnStar subsidiary is the industry leader in vehicle safety, security and information services.  General Motors acquired operations from General Motors Corporation on July 10, 2009, and references to prior periods in this and other press materials refer to operations of the old General Motors Corporation.  More information on the new General Motors can be found at www.gm.com.

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