You choose, we deliver
If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette. Go to www.journalgazette.net/newsletter and pick the subjects you care most about. We'll deliver your customized daily news report at 3 a.m. Fort Wayne time, right to your email.

Business

  • 2 firms to expand, add jobs
    A pair of companies will look to improve their operations with an investment of nearly $3 million combined, according to tax abatement ­requests filed last week with the city.
  • UPS boostsnumber ofholiday jobs
    DALLAS – UPS plans to hire up to 95,000 workers to help deliver packages during the busy holiday season – an increase from last year, when the company was caught unprepared for a boom in online shopping.
  • Voss opens its new headquarters
    A new North American headquarters has opened in Fort Wayne.Voss Automotive and state officials on Tuesday held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the company’s new $7.
Advertisement

GM's U.S. sales fall 6% in December

DETROIT – General Motors says its December U.S. sales fell more than 6 percent, but the company still finished the year with a 7.3 percent increase.

GM said it sold more than 230,000 cars and last month, down from nearly 246,000 a year ago.

Sales of the Chevrolet Silverado pickup, GM’s top-selling vehicle, fell 16 percent in a month that traditionally has strong pickup sales.

The Chevy Malibu midsize car, which recently was updated, posted a 33 percent sales gain.

For the full year, GM sales rose to nearly 2.8 million vehicles. That’s expected to be slightly lower than the overall market increase of 8 percent.

Auto sales overall were expected to rise 4 percent in December.

All automakers report December and full-year sales on Friday.

Advertisement