General Motors Corp.’s U.S. vehicle sales slipped 7.3% in April, but in a twist on conventional wisdom, car sales fell by double digits while trucks showed gains – a performance that may prove tough to repeat in May given current high gas prices. GM sold 134,200 cars in April, down 17.9% from year-ago and resulting in a 12.2% decrease year-to-date, according to Ward’s data. Total truck sales reached 205,802 for a 1.3% gain, but were down 2.7% year-to-date. Retail sales for the month saw ...

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