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General Motors overtakes Toyota and once again leads vehicle sales in the United States

General Motors plans to increase its sales by 2.5% in the United States, one of the most important markets for the global automotive industry, during 2022. With an estimated placement of 2.27 million units during the periodAlso displacing Toyota from first place in sales, a brand that sold just over 2 million copies in the same spot, with an estimated 9.6% sales decline.

regarding the call “Big 3” – which brings together the main US car manufacturers (GM, Ford and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (now Stellantis) – Only General Motor touched black numbers last yearBecause Ford decreased its sales by 2.2% and FCA by 13%.

by brands, Buick General Motors was the only one in the group to experience a year-over-year decline in 2022, as its placements declined by 42.4% (103,519 units), while cadillac It increased its sales by 13.9% (134,726 units), GMC by 7.3% (517,649 units) and Chevrolet by 5.6%, with 1.51 million units for the full year.

With regard to the annual figures registered by the Ford Group, it was indicated 1.78 million units That’s in line with the brand of the same name, representing a 2.1% decrease compared to 2021, while luxury brand Lincoln sold 83,486 units, down 4%.

For its part, FCA (which includes Chrysler Group’s brands) was a member of the ‘Big 3’, which has projected its delivery volume in the US to be the highest in 2022 (13%), after registering 1.54 million units for the full year. contracted.

total brand sales Jeep They were reduced by 12% in the US market with 684,614 units in 2022. to hit fell 16% (545,194 units), of those chrysler 2% (112,713 units), Dodge K 12% (190,795 units), K charter 61% (915 units) fell and of those Alfa Romeo They fell by 30% (12,845 units).

In addition to the “Big 3”, Toyota has positioned itself as the second best-selling brand in the United States for the full fiscal year 2022, after managing to dethrone General Motors in 2021.

The Japanese automobile group sold 2.1 million units last year.Which is 9.6% less than 2.33 million units in 2021. In this sense, 1.84 million units correspond to the Toyota brand (-8.8%) and 258,704 units to Lexus (-fifteen%).

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