05/05/2011 11:28 am ET Updated Jul 05, 2011

GM Posts Best Earnings Quarter in More Than A Decade

General Motors reported first quarter earnings of $3.2 billion, its fifth consecutive profitable quarter and its best quarter in more than a decade. The performance, combined with the impact of the earthquake in Japan last March on Toyota's operation, should drive the company to regain the global lead in auto sales this year.

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