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GM profit nearly doubles on prices

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General Motors\'s quarterly profit nearly doubled, beating expectations, as the top US car maker took a larger share of global sales and raised prices on its vehicles at a time when major Japanese competitors were largely sidelined. Despite the stronger-than-expected results, GM faces a tough second half of 2011 with risks from a sputtering economy and Japanese rivals itching to retake share as they recover from the March earthquake in Japan. GM shares, which initially rose after the results, were down 3.2 per cent in early trading. \"It was a solid quarter that shows GM\'s return to health is on track,\" said Matt Collins, an analyst with Edward Jones. Article continues below \"But with Japanese automakers getting back in the game while the economy appears to be stalling, this is probably as good as it gets this year.\" Cutting costs Coming out of bankruptcy, GM chief executive Dan Akerson and other executives said the company had stripped out enough costs to recession-proof the business so it could thrive even in a weak car market. The first major test for that claim for investors, including the US Treasury, will be how GM performs if the economy slips back into recession. \"There is an increased level of uncertainty,\" GM chief financial officer Dan Ammann told reporters. \"But what we\'re trying to do, and what we\'ve done successfully, is to configure the business with a low break-even point and a strong balance sheet so we can handle whatever scenario comes along.\" The US car maker is pushing heavily into smaller, more fuel-efficient cars like the popular Chevrolet Cruze, but a good portion of its profit still relies heavily on sales of more profitable trucks in the US market.  

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