Chevrolet Total Sales Up 28 Percent for 2010 Calendar Year to Date

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DETROIT – Chevrolet delivered a total of 139,916 vehicles in July, a 12 percent gain year over year. Due to sustained demand across the Chevrolet line up, calendar-year-to-date sales are up 28 percent compared to 2009.

“This year’s sales growth has demonstrated the strength of the Chevrolet portfolio,” said Alan Batey, vice president, Chevrolet Sales and Service. “Chevrolet is successfully attracting new customers across all segments, delivering growth in crossovers, cars and trucks.

For the first seven months of 2010, total sales for Chevrolet crossovers are up 53 percent. Traverse leads sales gains for the month, with total sales up 49 percent in July and 31 percent for 2010 calendar year to date.

For the first seven months of 2010, total sales for Chevrolet cars are up 38 percent. Malibu led car sales gains for the month, with total sales up 33 percent in July, and 41 percent for 2010 calendar year to date.

For the first seven months of 2010, total sales for Chevrolet trucks and SUVs are up 8 percent. Silverado sales climbed 26 percent in July, driven by the demand for the redesigned Silverado HD. Total Silverado sales are up 13 percent for 2010 calendar year to date.