SAO PAULO -- General Motors Corp. surpasses Volkswagen AG in Brazil for second place in sales in Brazil for the first time in recent history. GM sold 30,032 vehicles compared with Volkswagen’s 28,603. VW has been the market leader for 41 years, but strikes at its Sao Bernardo plant have resulted in serious production cutbacks. Fiat Auto SpA in recent months also surpassed VW and now is in the No.1 spot, with 36,775 vehicles sold in November. A wave of sales promotions and ...

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