The Lordstown-built Chevy Cruze posted its best-ever monthly sales in August, General Motors Co. reported today.
The record Cruze performance helped push the automaker's sales up 10 percent compared to a year ago, the company reported. Total August sales hit 240,520 compared to 218,479 in August 2011.
The new Cruze sales record hit 25,975 in August, beating the old sales record of 25,160 set in April 2011.
The Lordstown plant produced 27,624 automobiles in August, according to numbers released by the automaker today.
``All four of our brands are building momentum behind new products so we're very well positioned as the economy continues to slowly improve,'' said Kurt McNeil, vice president of U.S. sales operations.