US: July General Motors auto sales up 8 percent image

General Motors Co (GM.N) in the United States reported 214, 915 total sales in July, an 8-percent gain compared to July 2010.

Retail sales for GM cars rose 9 percent for the month on the continuing strength of the Cruze. The Cruze Eco, accounted for 19 percent of the model’s retail sales during the month. Camaro sales were up 7 percent, as demand for the all-new convertible model continued to rise, while 33 percent of Regal sales were turbo models.

Moving to crossovers, total crossover sales increased 20 percent compared to last July. Best sales were achieved on this sector by the Equinoxand Terrain (sales up 75 percent and 67 percent respectively), while GMC Acadia improved 33 percent.

However total sales of GM’s full-size pickups declined 3 percent versus a year ago.

The rest of the automakers are scheduled to release their U.S. sales results for July later on Tuesday.

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GM U.S. Deliveries for July 2011 – Divisional Brand Level
(Calendar Year-to-Date)
*S/D Curr: 26 July January –  July
*S/D Prev: 27 2011 2010 % Chg
Volume
%Chg
per S/D
2011 2010 %Chg
Volume
Vehicle Total 214,915 199,692 7.6 11.8 1,476,548 1,280,213 15.3
Brand Total 214,915 199,432 7.8 11.9 1,476,548 1,269,009 16.4
Other Brand Total 0 260 ***.* ***.* 0 11,204 ***.*
GM Vehicle Deliveries by Marketing Division
2011 2010 %Chg
Volume
%Chg
per S/D
2011 2010 %Chg
Volume
Buick Total 16,873 16,799 0.4 4.3 110,472 86,831 27.2
Cadillac Total 11,119 14,919 -25.5 -22.6 87,241 79,704 9.5
Chevrolet Total ** 149,005 139,916 6.5 10.6 1,053,553 922,359 14.2
GMC Total ** 37,918 27,798 36.4 41.7 225,282 180,115 25.1
Brand Total 214,915 199,432 7.8 11.9 1,476,548 1,269,009 16.4
HUMMER Total 0 210 ***.* ***.* 0 3,139 ***.*
Pontiac Total 0 20 ***.* ***.* 0 947 ***.*
Saab Total 0 0 ***.* ***.* 0 608 ***.*
Saturn Total 0 30 ***.* ***.* 0 6,510 ***.*
Other Brand Total 0 260 ***.* ***.* 0 11,204 ***.*
GM Vehicle Total 214,915 199,692 7.6 11.8 1,476,548 1,280,213 15.3
*  Twenty-six selling days for the July period this year and twenty-seven for last year.
**Calendar Year 2010 includes GMC & Chevrolet Dealer deliveries of commercial vehicles distributed by America Isuzu Motors, Inc.
GM U.S. Deliveries for July 2011 by Model
(Calendar Year-to-Date)
July January –  July
2011 2010 % Chg
Volume
%Chg
per S/D
2011 2010 %Chg
Volume
Selling Days (S/D) 26 27
Enclave 6,145 5,039 21.9 26.6 34,149 31,286 9.2
LaCrosse 5,971 7,047 -15.3 -12.0 35,298 37,456 -5.8
Lucerne 1,233 3,010 -59.0 -57.5 15,513 15,915 -2.5
Regal 3,524 1,703 106.9 114.9 25,512 2,174 ***.*
Buick Total 16,873 16,799 0.4 4.3 110,472 86,831 27.2
CTS 4,449 5,516 -19.3 -16.2 31,454 24,601 27.9
DTS 715 1,207 -40.8 -38.5 9,453 10,221 -7.5
Escalade 914 1,252 -27.0 -24.2 7,859 8,766 -10.3
Escalade ESV 605 762 -20.6 -17.5 4,402 4,150 6.1
Escalade EXT 171 195 -12.3 -8.9 1,067 1,008 5.9
SRX 4,133 5,723 -27.8 -25.0 30,333 28,378 6.9
STS 132 259 -49.0 -47.1 2,661 2,404 10.7
XLR 0 5 ***.* ***.* 12 176 -93.2
Cadillac Total 11,119 14,919 -25.5 -22.6 87,241 79,704 9.5
Avalanche 1,621 2,026 -20.0 -16.9 10,339 11,453 -9.7
Aveo 3,349 4,238 -21.0 -17.9 24,615 24,715 -0.4
Camaro 7,671 7,486 2.5 6.4 56,432 53,864 4.8
Caprice 90 0 ***.* ***.* 155 0 ***.*
Chevy C/T Series 0 0 ***.* ***.* 0 8 ***.*
Chevy W Series 0 17 ***.* ***.* 0 209 ***.*
Cobalt 21 7,339 -99.7 -99.7 835 84,733 -99.0
Colorado 3,169 2,195 44.4 49.9 19,283 13,856 39.2
Corvette 1,291 1,199 7.7 11.8 8,187 7,554 8.4
Cruze 24,648 0 ***.* ***.* 147,620 0 ***.*
Equinox 17,094 9,869 73.2 79.9 112,932 76,859 46.9
Express 5,343 5,524 -3.3 0.4 38,299 33,783 13.4
HHR 317 9,696 -96.7 -96.6 35,819 47,772 -25.0
Impala 7,327 14,565 -49.7 -47.8 110,971 104,056 6.6
Kodiak 4/5 Series 0 37 ***.* ***.* 10 1,082 -99.1
Kodiak 6/7/8 Series 0 4 ***.* ***.* 0 196 ***.*
Malibu 19,529 20,458 -4.5 -0.9 142,312 128,775 10.5
Silverado-C/K Pickup 33,121 34,664 -4.5 -0.8 215,906 201,446 7.2
Suburban (Chevy) 4,265 3,708 15.0 19.4 22,871 25,865 -11.6
Tahoe 5,741 6,912 -16.9 -13.7 39,754 43,602 -8.8
TrailBlazer 0 2 ***.* ***.* 33 207 -84.1
Traverse 14,283 9,977 43.2 48.7 64,310 62,248 3.3
Uplander 0 0 ***.* ***.* 0 76 ***.*
Volt 125 0 ***.* ***.* 2,870 0 ***.*
Chevrolet Total 149,005 139,916 6.5 10.6 1,053,553 922,359 14.2
Acadia 10,424 5,574 87.0 94.2 50,235 40,898 22.8
Canyon 1,422 639 122.5 131.1 5,570 4,206 32.4
Envoy 0 1 ***.* ***.* 5 73 -93.2
GMC C/T Series 0 0 ***.* ***.* 0 52 ***.*
GMC W Series 0 21 ***.* ***.* 0 293 ***.*
Savana 1,219 1,748 -30.3 -27.6 11,355 8,387 35.4
Sierra 12,596 11,910 5.8 9.8 80,194 67,518 18.8
Terrain 7,302 3,788 92.8 100.2 48,666 30,903 57.5
Topkick 4/5 Series 0 7 ***.* ***.* 5 823 -99.4
Topkick 6/7/8 Series 0 4 ***.* ***.* 8 347 -97.7
Yukon 2,238 2,416 -7.4 -3.8 17,402 14,177 22.7
Yukon XL 2,717 1,690 60.8 67.0 11,842 12,438 -4.8
GMC Total 37,918 27,798 36.4 41.7 225,282 180,115 25.1
Brand Total 214,915 199,432 7.8 11.9 1,476,548 1,269,009 16.4
HUMMER Total 0 210 ***.* ***.* 0 3,139 ***.*
Pontiac Total 0 20 ***.* ***.* 0 947 ***.*
Saab Total 0 0 ***.* ***.* 0 608 ***.*
Saturn Total 0 30 ***.* ***.* 0 6,510 ***.*
Other Brand Total 0 260 ***.* ***.* 0 11,204 ***.*
GM Vehicle Total 214,915 199,692 7.6 11.8 1,476,548 1,280,213 15.3

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