Once again proving that new car buyers absolutely do not give a shit about recalls, GM's sales were up 13 percent in May, about twice what analysts predicted.


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Tom McParland

Another way to think about this...because of the massive amount of recalls, GM dealers are seeing a huge increase in visitors to their dealership. Every visitor is an opportunity for a sale. So chances are there are at least a good number of Cobalt drivers thinking it was time to trade-in. You combine that with actually having them go to the showroom and see the incentives on Cruze, Malibu etc...you are going to grab more sales.

It is really a numbers game, the more people come in, the higher your chances of making more sales.