4 Nov 2008

Generam Motors sales down 45% in October

8:39 am on 4 November 2008

October vehicle sales in the United States for General Motors were down 45% from a year ago.

Total sales were 170,585 for October: truck sales totalled 97,119 - down 51%. Car sales were 73,466 - down 34%.

GM says that adjusted for population growth, it was "probably the worst industry sales month" since World War II.