General Motors Corp., which saw sales slide 12.5% in March, says a parts shortage due to a prolonged strike at American Axle Mfg. & Holdings Inc. has not affected retail deliveries and should not impact April results. “(The strike) has not affected retail one bit,” says Mark LaNeve, vice president-GM North American vehicle sales, service and marketing. According to Ward’s data, GM sold 280,834 new passenger cars and light trucks in March, compared with 315,966 in like-2007. The ...

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