(NYSE: GM) has become one of the world's largest automotive corporation vehicle manufacturers. The company employs 341,000 employees and partners with over 30,000 supplier companies worldwide. GM has manufacturer operations in more than 50 countries. General Motors has interest in digital communications. GM has more than 260 major subsidiaries, joint ventures, and affiliates around the world. GM's vision is to be the world leader in transportation products and related services. GM sold more than 8.6 million cars and trucks, nearly 15 percent of the global vehicle market. GM's global headquarters is at the GM Renaissance Center in Detroit. Richard Wagoner is the chief executive officer, president, and chairman of GM. Wagoner is responsible for the strategic and operational leadership of General Motors. .
GM was incorporated in 1915. General Motors has two operating segments, Automotive, communications services and other operations. It is involved in the design, manufacturing, and marketing of cars, trucks, and heavy-duty transmissions. Gm has the advantage of having a financial department, as known as GMAC, which stands for General Motors Acceptance Corporation. It provides financial services, like leasing, dealer financing, car and truck extended service contracts, residential and commercial mortgage, and vehicle and homeowners insurance.
General Motors has many different types of vehicles. Names like, Chevy, Cadillac, Pontiac, GMC, Oldsmobile, Buick, and Saturn. Manufactured and marketed under the names Opel, Vauxhall, Holden, Isuzu, Saab, Buick, Chevrolet, GMC, and Cadillac, are cars that are meet the demands of customers outside of North America. GM parts and accessories are sold under the GM, GM Goodwrench and ACDelco brands through GM Service and Parts Operations. GM's communication service is the digital entertainment, information and communications services, and satellite-based private business networks.