GM Korea Sets October Domestic Sales Record
General Motors Korea Company delivered record domestic sales for the month of October with a total of 16,736 vehicles delivered to customers in Korea. GM Korea saw a 14% year-over-year increase in domestic sales thanks to an uptick in demand for the Chevrolet Spark, Aveo, Malibu, Trax, and Camaro SS.
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“GM Korea’s cumulative sales from January to October have reached an all-time high thanks to the positive consumer response to our full lineup of vehicles,” said Dale Sullivan, GM Korea vice president of Vehicle Sales, Service and Marketing. “We will continue our aggressive marketing activities through the end of the year while promoting our new products introduced in the second half of 2016, including the New Trax.”
Sales of Spark rose 18% in October, totaling 6,412 units sold domestically. Sales of the Aveo increased 14.7% as the recently-released New Aveo. Sales of the Malibu were up 226.8% at 4,428 units with the launch of a new enhanced package in October, and sales of the Trax were up 12% at 1,297 units as the new and upgraded Trax is rolled out across the country. Sales of the recently-launched Camaro SS totaled 308 units.
GM Korea export sales totaled 38,533 units, bringing total sales for the month to 55,269 vehicles.
Through the first 10 months of 2016, GM Korea sales total 489,842 vehicles; of that total, 345,116 vehicles have been exported to other markets, and 144,726 vehicles have been sold domestically.