LINDA WERTHEIMER, Host:
NPR's business news starts with General Motors still on track.
(SOUNDBITE OF MUSIC)
WERTHEIMER: Despite rising gas prices, the company saw its vehicle sales jump about 25 percent this year, in part because of the popularity of its smaller vehicles, like the Chevy Cruze - although GM also announced today that it is recalling more than 150,000 Cruzes to check that the steering shafts were properly installed. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.