A decision by General Motors Co. to increase incentives and advertising in January played a significant role in gaining market share on December. U.S. auto makers delivered just over 817,000 cars and light trucks in January, up17.3% from year-ago. That’s a bigger bump than the industry has experienced in recent months, and almost all auto makers registered double-digit increases compared with like-2010. However, the year-over-year results held different meanings for individual companies. ...

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