General Motors Corporation (extinct)

General Motors Corporation (extinct)

General Motors Corporation (extinct)

Overview
Date Founded

1908

Headquarters

300 Renaissance Center,Detroit, MI 48265-3000

Type of Company

Private

Industries

Automobiles
Trucks, Construction & Farm Machinery
Retail & Commercial Banking
Consumer Finance
Auto Parts & Tires

Company Description

General Motors Corp. (NYSE: GM), one of the world's largest automakers, was founded in 1908, and today manufactures cars and trucks in 34 countries. With its global headquarters in Detroit, GM employs 244,500 people in every major region of the world, and sells and services vehicles in some 140 countries.The company brands are Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC, GM Daewoo, Holden, HUMMER, Opel, Pontiac, Saab, Saturn, Vauxhall and Wuling. GM's largest national market is the United States, followed by China, Brazil, the United Kingdom, Canada, Russia and Germany. GM's OnStar subsidiary is the industry leader in vehicle safety, security and information services.GM is the majority shareholder in GM Daewoo Auto & Technology Co. of South Korea, and has product, power train and purchasing collaborations with Suzuki Motor Corp. and Isuzu Motors Ltd. of Japan. GM also has advanced technology collaborations with Chrysler LLC, Daimler AG, BMW AG and Toyota Motor Corp. and vehicle manufacturing ventures with several automakers around the world, including Toyota, Suzuki, Shanghai Automotive Industry Corp. of China, AVTOVAZ of Russia and Renault SA of France.Genuine GM Parts and accessories are sold under the GM, GM Performance Parts, GM Good wrench and ACDelco brands through GM Service and Parts Operations, which supplies GM dealerships and distributors worldwide. GM engines and transmissions are marketed through GM Power train.

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Pacific Century Motors, Inc. purchases Nexteer Automotive Corp. from General Motors Corporation, Motors Liquidation Co.

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Tesla, Inc. purchases New United Motor Manufacturing, Inc. /Car Manufacturing Bus from General Motors Corporation, Toyota Motor Corp.

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General Motors of Canada Co., Motors Liquidation Co. purchase CAMI Automotive, Inc. from Suzuki Motor Corp.

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NSN Holdings Ltd. provides automotive services. The firm's services include vehicle maintenance and repair services. The company was incorporated on April 10, 2002 and is headquartered in Newport Pagnell, the United kingdom.

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