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GM Korea Company
Native name 한국지엠주식회사
Type Subsidiar
Industry Automotive
Predecessor(s) GM Daewoo
Foondit 2011
Heidquarters Bupyeong-gu, Incheon, Sooth Korea
Aurie served warldwide
Key fowk Sergio Rocha, CEO
Carlos Zarlenga, CFO
Products Automobiles
Production output Decrease 785,757[1][2][note 1]
Revenue Template:SK won (2012)[1]
Employees 16,988 (2012)[1]
Parent General Motors (96%)
Subsidiaries Chevrolet Europe
GM Vietnam
UzDaewooAvto (50%)
Wabsteid gm-korea.co.kr
GM Korea
Hangul 한국지엠
Hanja 韓國지엠
Revised Romanization Hanguk Ji-em
McCune–Reischauer Hang’uk Chi-em

GM Korea Company[note 2] (Korean: 한국지엠주식회사,[note 3] IPA: [hanɡuːk tɕi em]) is the seicont lairgest Sooth Korean automobile manufacturer, an a subsidar o General Motors.

GM Korea's roots go back tae the umwhile Daewoo Group which went bankrupt in 1999. It haes five manufacturin facilities in Korea as well as an assembly facility in Vietnam. In addition, GM Korea provides mercat an buist-specific vehicle kits for assembly at GM facilities in Cheenae, Thailand, Indie, Colombie an Venezuela. In 2008, GM Daewoo sauld in Korea an exportit mair than 1.9 million units, includin CKD products. GM Daewoo nou produces vehicles an kits for Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, Opel, Vauxhall, Holden an Suzuki that are affered in mair than 150 mercats on sax continents.

On 20 Januar 2011, General Motors annooncit that GM Daewoo wad be renamit GM Korea "tae reflect [Daewoo's] hichtened status in [the] global operations o GM,"[3] effective March 2011. Maist o the umwhile Daewoo products wur rechristened as Chevrolets. GM´s luxury division Cadillac is available in Sooth Korea an aw.

Notes[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. The figure only includes the South Korea-built vehicles.
  2. Umwhile Daewoo Motor Corporation (/ˈdw/; [tɛ.u]).
  3. Also spelled as 한국GM주식회사.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Annual Report 2013. Korean Automobile Industry" (PDF). Korea Automobile Manufacturers Association. ISBN 978-89-8056-042-4. Archived from the original on 2013-08-22. Retrieved 2013-08-21. 
  2. "Statics. Status of Automotive Industry". KAICA. Retrieved 2013-08-24. 
  3. "GM introduces new name, brand for S. Korean unit". Yonhap News. 2011-01-20. Retrieved 2011-09-07.