GM's Chevrolet expects to top Ford in sales


By Michael Ellis DETROIT, Dec 18 (Reuters) - General Motors Corp.'s Chevrolet brand expects a roll-out of new cars and pickup trucks to make it the top-selling U.S. brand as early as next year, surpassing Ford for the first time in 17 years. Chevrolet, which will sell about 2.6 million vehicles in the United States this year, will likely pass Ford Motor Co.'s Ford brand next year and hit an annual rate of 3 million vehicles sometime in 2005, Chevrolet General Manager Brent Dewar told ...

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