GM Leading U.S. Automakers Beating Estimates in First Half

GM Leading U.S. Automakers Beating Estimates in First Half

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The U.S. auto industry has continued a steady recovery since 2009 when GM and Chrysler restructured in government-backed bankruptcies. The industry is adding back workers to meet demand, with light-vehicle sales this year on track to reach 14.3 million, the average of 16 analysts’ estimates, a 38 percent gain from 2009’s 10.4 million.