GM reports 2013 sales data

<p>General Motors delivered almost ten million vehicles last year.</p>

The share price of General Motors (GM) is up today (January 15th) after the company revealed its sales data for last year.

A statement from the firm announced it delivered close to ten million vehicles during the 12-month period.

GM noted that the figure of 9,714,652 was a four per cent increase on the company's sales data for the previous year.

Dan Ammann, GM executive vice president and chief financial officer, stated that a healthy auto market in the US and China has helped the firm in the last 12 months.

He added: "Very successful product launches at all of our brands worldwide drove GM's growth in 2013 and helped us navigate difficult conditions in Europe and parts of South America and Asia."

In after-hours trading in the US today, the share price of GM is almost three per cent up on the back of the 2013 sales data being released by the company.

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