General Motors Corp.’s U.S. sales rose by 22.0% to 297,555 units in October, with a surge in light-truck deliveries hastened by a drop in gas prices. Truck sales grew to 185,235 units, up 38.2% vs. year ago, outpacing cars, which saw a 2.2% lift to 112,320, Ward’s data shows. Through September, GM light-vehicle deliveries are down 9.4% to 3,438,995 units. A retreat on gas prices, which according to the American Automobile Assn. nationally average $2.21 a gallon, likely played a role in ...

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