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GM’s 2013 Sales 4.5% as Lead Over Narrows

General Motors Co. the largest U.S. automaker, global sales results show a narrowing lead Volkswagen AG in 2013 as deliveries in failed to outpace its ambitious rival.

The U.S. automaker’s rose 4.5 percent to 9.71 vehicles last year, GM said today in a statement. deliveries rose 5.2 percent to million cars and trucks.

sales last year almost 5 percent to more 9.7 million vehicles, including MAN and heavy trucks, the Wolfsburg, automaker said last in a statement. The company, which to become the world’s best-selling by 2018, did not give an exact for its 2013 deliveries.

GM, VW and Toyota Motor Corp. are in a tight race to be the sales around the world. While hasn’t yet released its figures for the through December period, it led the for the year through September deliveries totaling 7.41 vehicles, giving it a lead of 160,000 over No. 2 GM.

The gains by Toyota, Japan ’s company, underscore how Prime Shinzo Abe’s policies have weakened the yen are benefiting the exporters. The Toyota City, automaker recaptured the sales from GM in 2012 as the company from Asian natural that disrupted its production the previous year.


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The tightest battle between GM and VW out in China where the U.S. lost its eight-year position as the foreign automaker to VW, which saw increase 16 percent to 3.27 Sales of GM and its joint-ventures in China, unlike VW exclude Hong deliveries, rose 11 percent to million. GM sales in the U.S. it is the market leader, rose 7.3 to 2.6 million.

In Detroit this week, the automaker announced plans to more than $7 billion the next five years in America to redouble efforts to U.S. sales of its VW and Audi to 1 million vehicles by 2018 less than 600,000 year. Part of those include introducing a mid-size vehicle designed for the region.

GM was helped by gains in the U.S. it introduced 18 new or refreshed vehicles year, transforming its product into one of the industry’s freshest among the oldest.

GM’s fell about 3 percent in last year, GM said. GM has since 1999 to end losses in the that now exceed more $18 billion. The automaker, which has plans to close the first assembly plant in Germany World War II and pull the Chevy out of Europe, aims to break in the region by mid-decade and has narrowed its through the first three of 2013.

To contact the reporter on this Tim Higgins in Detroit at

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