General Motors sold 2,333,663 vehicles during the third quarter (July, August, September) of 2015, representing a decline of 3.1 percent, or 73,539 vehicles.
From a brand standpoint, Chevrolet and Wuling were the only two brands to post year-over-year sales drops, with Opel/Vauxhall, Buick, Cadillac, GMC, and Baojun all posting increases. On a market basis, only GM North America and GM Europe recorded year-over-year sales gains, while GM South America, GM International, and GM China were down.
Q3 2015 sales highlights (vs. Q3 2014):
- Among GM’s largest markets, sales rose in the United States, the U.K. and Canada.
- Opel/Vauxhall, Buick, Cadillac, GMC and Baojun all reported higher sales.
- Chevrolet had record crossover sales in the United States, up 24 percent, while Chevrolet U.S. truck sales increased 16 percent.
- Deliveries in South Korea were up 11 percent to record of nearly 43,000 units.
|Region||Q3 2015 Sales||Q3 2015 / Q3 2014 Unit Change||Q3 2015 / Q3 2014 Percent Change||Total Sales||Q1-Q3 2015 / Q1-Q3 2014 Unit Change||Q1-Q3 2015 / Q1-Q3 2014 Percent Change|
|GM North America||930,758||+46,110||+5.2%||2,685,342||+126,257||+4.9%|
|GM South America||150,142||-66,956||-30.8%||485,557||-156,749||-24.4%|
|Brand||Q3 2015 Sales||Q3 2015 / Q3 2014 Unit Change||Q3 2015 / Q3 2014 Percent Change||Total Sales||Q1-Q3 2015 / Q1-Q3 2014 Unit Change||Q1-Q3 2015 / Q1-Q3 2014 Percent Change|
- GM North America = United States, Canada, Mexico, and other North American markets*
- GM Europe = Western, Central and Eastern Europe
- GM International = Asia-Pacific, Africa and the Middle East*
- ** Includes China retail sales
- * Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Syria and Sudan are excluded from sales volume calculations