CHARLOTTE, N.C. ( TheStreet) -- On Wednesday, General Motors ( GM) reported bullish sales for November, with overall sales rising 11% year-over-year and sales of its core brands increasing by 21%. GM crossover sales improved 39% for the month and are up 51% year-to-date. Pickup truck sales were up 16%, both for the month and year-to-date. The company's sales call Wednesday marked the first one for GM in more than a year and a half, since emerging from bankruptcy protection and returning as a publicly-traded company. GM started trading on the NYSE two weeks ago; its stock is up 1.96% since then. After GM's conference call Wednesday, shares were up about 1.55% at $34.72. --Blog written by Ted Reed in Charlotte, N.C. >To submit a news tip, send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.