The recall might have an impact, but GM has also been struggling to match Ford and Chrysler in pickup sales, he said.
GM sales eyed for impact of ignition switch recall →
"There hasn't been enough horsepower behind the recovery to motivate consumers to regain their confidence and purchase vehicles at a higher rate," says Jeff Schuster, executive director of global forecasting for J.D. Power and Associates.
Automakers say U.S. sales turn frail in Aug. →