Sales of General Motors vehicles on a global basis totaled over 4.85 million units in the first six months of 2013 — an increase of almost 4 percent over the same time period in 2012.
GM North America sales were up 8 percent and those of International Operations were up 7 percent, but sales in Europe and South Africa were down 6.5 and 1.0 percent, respectively.
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For reference, the above sales territory is broken down as follows:
- GM North America is comprised of the United States, Canada, Mexico and other North American markets
- GM Europe is comprised of Western, Central and Eastern Europe plus Russia/ CIS
- GM International Operations is comprised of Asia-Pacific, Africa and the Middle East
- General Motors excludes Iran, North Korea, Syria and Sudan from sales volume and market share calculations