GM to take No. 1 sales spot from Toyota

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    General Motors is almost certain to claim the title of world's biggest automaker this year, retaking the top spot from Toyota, which has been hurt by production problems since the Japanese earthquake and still can't escape the shadow of major safety recalls.

    The No. 1 title, a morale booster for the winner's employees and managers, would cap GM's remarkable comeback from bankruptcy.

    GM's sales are up, mainly in China and the U.S, the world's top two markets. Its cars are better than in the past, especially small ones.

    The Associated Press: GM likely to retake No. 1 sales spot from Toyota
     
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    I would have never believed it a few years ago.
     
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    Great, for as long as it lasts, but I doubt GM can count on a tsuami wiping out Japan next year, too
     
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    Trajan conscientia mille testes

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    I think GM should give up some Net ( if they really have any which I don't think they do) to Toyota and a nice fat check from uncle sam for fucking them last year.
     
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    The title should be take back.
     
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    Ohh and just wondering, are those GM car sales in Chins from GM cars made in China?
     
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    I believe they are.

    from last year-

    GM makes vehicles in China through two ventures, both of which are backed by SAIC Motor Corp. Reilly said he wouldnÂ’t comment on the possibility of Chinese automakers buying GM brands.

    GM
     
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    Hmm why should we be proud of GM branded cars MADE in China selling well?
     

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