Automaker General Motors Co. (GM: Quote) reported that total U.S. vehicle sales for the month of June 2012 rose 15.5% to 248,750 units from 215,358 units in the prior year month.
For the month, GM passenger car sales were up 12 percent year over year, thanks to a 32 percent increase in Chevrolet Malibu sales and a 21 percent increase in Buick LaCrosse sales.
Combined sales of all seven Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac crossovers were up 30 percent versus a year ago.
Truck sales were up 11 percent, with all pickup, van and SUV segments up year over year.
Retail deliveries were up 8 percent year over year. Fleet deliveries were up 36 percent versus a year ago due in part to the timing of customer deliveries.
In July, fleet volumes and mix are expected be down month over month and year over year.
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by RTT Staff Writer
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