Analysts expect U.S. new-vehicle sales to be up solidly in May, thanks in part to booming demand for pickup trucks. General Motors (NYSE:GM) has plenty of pickups, but those same analysts see GM losing ground in the U.S. sales race.

What's going on? In this video, Fool contributor John Rosevear looks at the latest sales forecasts for GM, and at what might be holding the General back -- and offers his guess as to when GM will finally get it in gear.

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