General Motors Corp. bucked expectations in January, beginning what is forecast to be a tough year for the auto industry with a strong showing in retail and overall car and truck sales. Light-vehicle deliveries totaled 251,064, up 2.6% from 244,716 year-ago. Light trucks accounted for most of that rise, up 4.3% to 146,692, while car deliveries were flat at 104,372. But the numbers look even better on a retail basis, where the auto maker says it posted an 11.2% gain, including a 31.1% ...

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