GM sold in the United States 221.192 vehicles in May, a decline of 1.2%

Best Growth Stock – Sales of General Motors (GM) in United States fell by 1.2% in May and were 221.192 vehicles, today reported the manufacturer, it attributed the results to high gasoline prices.

Of the four brands of GM, Buick and GMC enjoyed increases in demand while Cadillac and Chevrolet lost sales.

Buick, GM high-end brand and that it has undergone a thorough rejuvenation of its range of vehicles in the past months, won a 23.8% of sales compared with the same month of 2010 and joined a demand 15.579 vehicles during the month.

GMC, specializing in trucks, SUVs and “pickup”, sold 32.589 vehicles, an 8.1% more than a year ago.

But the luxury Cadillac brand ended may with 11.623 vehicles sold, a drop of 5.7%, and Chevrolet 161.401, 3.5% less than a year ago.

Don Johnson, Vice President of sales at United States of GM, said through a statement: “We hope that the gasoline prices will remain volatile and are prepared to continue to meet the needs of a constantly changing market”.

GM noted that the inventory of vehicles in United States at the end of May was of some 584.000, some 7,000 vehicles more than in April and some 177,000 rather than in May 2010.