Is GM Selling Enough Cars to Hang On?

General Motors (NYSE: GM  ) recently announced that its worldwide sales were up 3.9% in the first half of 2013. That's not an awful result -- at least they weren't down -- but Volkswagen (NASDAQOTH: VLKAY  ) , among others, did better. And VW is determined to overtake GM in the global sales race. Can GM hold off its German rival?

In this video, Fool.com contributor John Rosevear looks at the numbers from around the world -- and explains that in the race that really matters, GM is already far, far behind Volkswagen and Toyota (NYSE: TM  ) .

GM has had big success in China, staying ahead of VW in the world's largest auto market -- but GM stock might not be the best way to invest in China's auto boom. A recent Motley Fool report, "2 Automakers to Buy for a Surging Chinese Market", names the two global auto giants poised to reap even bigger gains as China's vast auto market continues to grow. You can read this report right now for free -- just click here for instant access.


Read/Post Comments (0) | Recommend This Article (1)

Comments from our Foolish Readers

Help us keep this a respectfully Foolish area! This is a place for our readers to discuss, debate, and learn more about the Foolish investing topic you read about above. Help us keep it clean and safe. If you believe a comment is abusive or otherwise violates our Fool's Rules, please report it via the Report this Comment Report this Comment icon found on every comment.

Be the first one to comment on this article.

DocumentId: 2561838, ~/Articles/ArticleHandler.aspx, 4/24/2014 1:11:51 PM

Report This Comment

Use this area to report a comment that you believe is in violation of the community guidelines. Our team will review the entry and take any appropriate action.

Sending report...


Advertisement