General Motors made $1 billion from October to December, four times as much as the car maker made during the same time the year before.
Incentives for car buyers are being credited for the surge in buying.
The profits handily beat Wall Street estimates.
GM says the record gain is a good sign of things to come for the company and its leaders expect the gains to continue through this year.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.