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The General Motors Company, an aa kent as GM, is a Unitit States-based automaker wi its headquarters in Detroit, Michigan. The company manufactures caurs an trucks in 34 countries, recently employed 244,500 fowk aroond the warld, an sells an services vehicles in some 140 kintras.[1] Bi sales, GM rankt as the lairgest U.S. automaker an the warld's seicont-lairgest for 2008,[1] having the third-highest 2008 global revenues among automakers on the Fortune Global 500.[2]

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Marque Years used Markets
Unitit States Buick since 1908 North America, China, Israel, Taiwan
Unitit States Cadillac since 1909 Global (except Sooth Americae, Indie, SE Asie, Australie)
Unitit States GMC since 1912 North Americae, Middle East
Unitit States Chevrolet since 1917 Global (except Australie, New Zealand, Sooth Korea, Vietnam)
Unitit Kinrick Vauxhall since 1925 Unitit Kinrick
Germany Opel since 1929 Europe (except UK), Africe, Asie, Oceanie, Sooth Americae
Australie Holden since 1948 Australie, New Zealand
Sooth Korea Daewoo since 2002 Sooth Korea, Vietnam

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References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Strott, Elizabeth (January, 21 2009). "Toyota Takes Sales Crown from GM". MSN. Retrieved June 1, 2009. 
  2. "Global 500 2009". CNN. July 20, 2009. Retrieved October 12, 2009. 
  3. "Italy: Hapless Fiat Wants To Force GM Hand". United Press International. Retrieved June 1, 2009. 
  4. "GM to Sell Its Stake in Fuji Heavy Industries". Los Angeles Times. October 6, 2005. Retrieved June 1, 2009. 
  5. "GM Sells Isuzu Shares for $300 Million to Japanese Trading Companies, Bank". USA Today. April 11, 2006. Retrieved June 1, 2009. 
  6. "GM Sells Equity Stake in Suzuki". Cartype. November 17, 2008. Retrieved June 1, 2009.