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GM Korea Company
Native name
PredecessorGM Daewoo
HeidquartersBupyeong-gu, Incheon, Sooth Korea
Aurie 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
Revised RomanisationHanguk Ji-em
McCune–ReischauerHang’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 (PDF) frae the oreeginal on 2013-08-22. Retrieved 2013-08-21. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. "Statics. Status of Automotive Industry". KAICA. Retrieved 2013-08-24. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  3. "GM introduces new name, brand for S. Korean unit". Yonhap News. 2011-01-20. Retrieved 2011-09-07.