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Full-Size Pickups Drive GM's Oct. Fleet Sales

November 03, 2014

Photo of 2015 Chevrolet Silverado LTZ courtesy of GM.
Photo of 2015 Chevrolet Silverado LTZ courtesy of GM.

General Motors saw its fleet sales rise 6 percent in October compared to October of 2013, as the company continues to see increases in sales to commercial and government fleets.

GM posted a 30-percent gain in sales to commercial fleets, as well as a 30 percent gain in sales to government vehicle buyers. Sales to rental customers fell 6 percent.

The increase in sales to commercial and government buyers was driven by small cars, compact SUVs, and large pickups, GM said in a release. GM saw an 81 percent increase in sales of pickup trucks to government fleets.

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