General Motors Corp., the world's biggest carmaker, sold 5.5 percent fewer vehicles in Europe last month, led by a decline at the Opel and Vauxhall brands.
European deliveries fell to 202,869 cars and sport-utility vehicles in June from 214,574 a year earlier, the company's Glattbrugg, Switzerland-based GM Europe division said today in a statement. Sales by Opel, which is uses the Vauxhall name in the U.K., fell 10 percent to 149,497 vehicles.
Six-month sales rose 2.8 percent to a record 1.16 million cars and SUVs, as demand for the Aveo compact and Captiva SUV helped the Chevrolet brand boost deliveries by 24 percent.
The GM death march continues.....