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GM Korea

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(Reguidit frae GM Daewoo)
GM Korea Company
Native name
Umwhile cried
National Motors
Saenara Motors
Shinjin Motors (1966–1972)
General Motors Korea (1972–1976)
Saehan Motors (1976–1983)
Daewoo Motor Corporation (1983–2002)
GM Daewoo Auto & Technology (2002–2011)
Foondit2002; 22 years ago (2002)
HeidquartersBupyeong-gu, Incheon, Sooth Korea
Area served
Key fowk
Sergio Rocha, CEO
Carlos Zarlenga, CFO
Production ootpit
Decrease 785,757[1][2][note 1]
Revenue15.95 trillion (2012)[1]
Nummer o employees
16,988 (2012)[1]
ParentGeneral Motors Investment Pty Ltd. (48.19%)
SubsidiariesChevrolet Europe
GM Vietnam
UzDaewooAvto (50%)
GM Korea
Korean name
Revised RomanisationHanguk Ji-em
McCune–ReischauerHang’uk Chi-em

GM Korea Company[note 2] (Korean: 한국지엠주식회사,[note 3] IPA: [hanɡuːk tɕi em]) is the third 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 nor 1.9 million units, includin CKD products. GM Daewoo nou produces vehicles an kits for Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, Opel, Vauxhall, Holden, Suzuki, Honda, Kia, Fiat an Pontiac that are affered in mair nor 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 Mairch 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. a b c "Annual Report 2013. Korean Automobile Industry" (PDF). Korea Automobile Manufacturers Association. ISBN 978-89-8056-042-4. Archived frae the original (PDF) on 22 August 2013. Retrieved 21 August 2013. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (help)
  2. "Statics. Status of Automotive Industry". KAICA. Archived frae the original on 26 September 2012. Retrieved 24 August 2013. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (help)
  3. "GM introduces new name, brand for S. Korean unit". Yonhap News. 20 Januar 2011. Retrieved 7 September 2011.