KUWAIT CITY – The Middle East’s Gulf region experienced a vehicle-sales boom in 2007 on the back of high oil prices, a rising population and strong economic growth. Sales were uniformly high among the six Gulf Arab states that make up the Gulf Cooperation Council, with only Kuwait seeing a noticeably slower year, particularly for American and European brands. General Motors Corp.’s total sales in the GCC rose 1% last year to 128,154 units, including Chevrolet, Cadillac, GMC, Hummer and ...

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