Close GM looks to regain sales lead Coretta Williams , KYTX 3:45 AM. CST January 11, 2012 CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN GOOGLE+ PINTEREST (CBS) - General Motors is on track to reclaim the title of world's top selling automaker. It lost the crown to Toyota in 2008 after more than seven decades. Strong demand in the US and China helped GM sell around 9 million cars and trucks. CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN GOOGLE+ PINTEREST JOIN THE CONVERSATION To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Leave a Comment TRENDING VIDEOS ETX photographer talks about her viral boudoir photos Atwood's robbery Crosby-Lebus worker strike Las Vegas/Mandalay Bay shooting - What we know Teacher accused of assault 84-year-old post office worker retires 11 new features in IOS 11 SPCA Dogtoberfest East Texan nearly caught in Vegas shooting Under The Lights Week 5 (Sept. 29) More Stories VERIFY: What is Net Neutrality? Dec 13, 2017, 3:49 p.m. White Oak ISD cancels classes for remainder of week… Dec 13, 2017, 3:05 p.m. Burn ban issued for Van Zandt County Dec 13, 2017, 2:05 p.m.