GM sales jumped in May as automaker weathers recall scandal

GM sales jumped in May as automaker weathers recall scandal

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[THE WASHINGTON POST]

Do consumers really separate the “old General Motors,” the struggling company that existed before its 2009 bankruptcy and federal bailout, from the new GM?

Apparently so, according to figures released Tuesday.

Sales of GM vehicles soared last month, offering fresh evidence that so far the scandal over the automaker’s slow recall of older cars with a deadly ignition-switch flaw is having little impact on the popularity of its new vehicles.

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