Profile: General Motors Co (GM)
18 Aug 2017
General Motors Company, incorporated on August 11, 2009, designs, builds and sells cars, trucks, crossovers and automobile parts. The Company's segments include GM North America (GMNA), GM Europe (GME), GM International Operations (GMIO), GM South America (GMSA) and General Motors Financial Company, Inc. (GM Financial). The Company provides automotive financing services through General Motors Financial Company, Inc. The Company develops, manufactures and/or markets vehicles in North America under the brands, including Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet and GMC. The Company also develops, manufactures and/or markets vehicles outside North America under the brands, including Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC, Holden, Opel and Vauxhall.
The Company has interests in entities through various regional subsidiaries, primarily in Asia. These entities design, manufacture and/or market vehicles under the brands, including Baojun, Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Jiefang and Wuling. In addition to the vehicles the Company sells through its dealer network to retail customers, the Company also sells vehicles directly or through its dealer network to fleet customers, including daily rental car companies, commercial fleet customers, leasing companies and governments. The Company offers a range of after-sale vehicle services and products through the dealer network, such as maintenance, light repairs, collision repairs, vehicle accessories and extended service warranties. The Company's subsidiary, OnStar, LLC (OnStar), is a provider of connected safety, security and mobility solutions, and information technology. OnStar's services include automatic crash response, stolen vehicle assistance, remote door unlock, turn-by-turn navigation, vehicle diagnostics, hands-free calling and fourth-generation (4G) long-term evolution (LTE) wireless connectivity.
GM Financial is an automotive finance company and is a provider of automobile finance solutions. GM Financial provides retail loan and lease lending across the credit spectrum. Additionally, GM Financial offers commercial products to dealers that include new and used vehicle inventory financing, inventory insurance, working capital, capital improvement loans and storage center financing. The Company markets vehicles around the world primarily through a network of authorized retail dealers. These outlets include distributors, dealers and authorized sales, service and parts outlets. The Company produces compressed natural gas (CNG) bi-fuel capable vehicles in Europe, such as the Opel Zafira Tourer and the Opel Combo van. In the United States, the Company is developing a program to offer a selection of truck and van options through a specialty vehicle manufacturing program, operating on CNG or liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), which are suitable for fleet and commercial applications and retail customers alike. It offers CNG and LPG capable vehicles in select markets.
General Motors Co
300 Renaissance Center
DETROIT MI 48265-0001
Company Web Links
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