Trucks, including fullsize pickups and SUVs, propelled General Motors Corp. to its best monthly sales results of the year while dispelling any notions that high gasoline prices are having a negative impact. The No.1 auto maker sold 446,787 new vehicles in May, up 6.5% over year-ago and an 11.5% hike over April. Trucks saw an 11% rise vs. year-ago, while car sales were flat (-0.4%). Gas prices not hurting sales of large SUVs such as the Cadillac Escalade. The data really is not there ...

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