NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- General Motors Co. (GM.XX) said GM dealers delivered 275,847 vehicles in the U.S. in August, up 14.7% from a year ago. The monthly sales total represented the highest result of 2013 and the best performance since September 2008, according to GM. The company said retail sales grew by 22%, but fleet sales declined by 8%. Among GM brands, Cadillac deliveries increased by 38%, Buick saw a 37% gain, GMC was up 14% and Chevrolet was up 10%. Among product categories, crossover sales increased 34%, full-size pickup sales were up 15%, large SUVs grew by 29% and passenger cars were up 8%.
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