Chevrolet Achieves Record Global Sales in 2013


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DETROIT--Jan. 14, 2014: Chevrolet sold a record 4,984,126 vehicles around the world in 2013.

“With 25 product launches around the world, including all-new versions of our most iconic nameplates – Corvette, Impala and Silverado – 2013 was a significant year for the Chevrolet brand,” said Alan Batey, General Motors senior vice president, Global Chevrolet.

“The strength of our new products coupled with a greatly transformed retail experience allowed Chevrolet to attract more consumers to the brand and achieve record global sales.”

Chevrolet sales in the United States, China, Brazil and Mexico – its four largest markets – were up a combined 4 percent. The top five Chevrolet sales markets in 2013 were:

Market                                                                            

Full Year 2013

% Change

United States

1,947,125

5.2

China

652,077

4.0

Brazil

649,792

1.1

Mexico                                                                   

193,072

7.6

Russia

174,649

(14.8)

The Cruze small car remained Chevrolet’s best-selling nameplate globally. Chevrolet has sold more than 2.5 million Cruzes since its launch in 2008.

In the U.S., Chevrolet posted full-year gains with its small cars (Cruze, Sonic, Spark), up 10 percent, as well as with its Silverado light and heavy-duty pickup trucks, up 15 percent. Chevrolet also remained the best-selling performance car brand for the fourth consecutive year on strong sales of Camaro and the all-new Corvette Stingray.

The Sonic, Cruze and Equinox recorded their best sales years ever; and the Chevrolet Volt remains the best-selling plug-in in the U.S.

Chevrolet expects continued momentum with the debut of the all-new Corvette Z06 and the C7.R race car at the 2014 North American International Auto Show.

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