General Motors designs, manufactures, markets and distributes vehicles and vehicle parts and sells financial services under various brands, including Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet and GMC. The Company engages in the manufacture and sale of sedans, crossovers, sport utility vehicles, pick-up trucks, coupes, sports/convertibles and hybrid vehicles, hatchbacks/wagons, and vans, as well as mini cars in India. General Motors also provides parts, accessories and merchandise. In addition, it offers vehicle safety, security, and information services and automotive financing services.

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TypePublic
HQDetroit, US
Founded1908
Size (employees)180,000 (est)
Websitegm.com
General Motors was founded in 1908 and is headquartered in Detroit, US
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Key People/Management at General Motors

Mary T. Barra

Mary T. Barra

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, General Motors Company
Dan Ammann

Dan Ammann

President, General Motors Company
Alan Batey

Alan Batey

Executive Vice President and President, North America
Daniel E. Berce

Daniel E. Berce

Senior Vice President & President and Chief Executive Officer, GM Financial
Kimberly Kim J. Brycz

Kimberly Kim J. Brycz

Senior Vice President, Global Human Resources, General Motors
Alicia Boler Davis

Alicia Boler Davis

Executive Vice President, Global Manufacturing
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General Motors Office Locations

General Motors has offices in Detroit, Markham, Palo Alto, San Francisco and in 41 other locations
Detroit, US (HQ)
300 Renaissance Center
Detroit, US
100 Renaissance Center, 482-A00-MAR
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General Motors Financials and Metrics

General Motors Revenue

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General Motors's revenue was reported to be $145.59 b in FY, 2017 which is a 12.5% decrease from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Q3, 2018)

35.8b

Gross profit (Q3, 2018)

7.3b

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2018), %

20.3%

Net income (Q3, 2018)

2.5b

EBIT (Q3, 2018)

1.6b

Market capitalization (13-Nov-2018)

50.7b

Closing stock price (13-Nov-2018)

35.9

Cash (30-Sep-2018)

18.4b
General Motors's current market capitalization is $50.7 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

155.9b152.4b166.4b145.6b

Revenue growth, %

0%(2%)9%(12%)

Cost of goods sold

138.1b128.3b136.3b114.9b

Gross profit

17.8b24.0b30.0b30.7b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Revenue

35.7b38.2b38.8b37.3b42.4b42.8b41.2b37.0b33.6b36.1b36.8b35.8b

Cost of goods sold

30.7b32.6b32.1b30.6b34.4b34.8b33.1b29.2b26.5b30.2b30.1b28.5b

Gross profit

5.0b5.6b6.8b6.7b7.9b8.0b8.1b7.8b7.1b5.9b6.7b7.3b

Gross profit Margin, %

14%15%17%18%19%19%20%21%21%16%18%20%
Annual
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

19.0b15.2b13.0b15.5b

Accounts Receivable

9.1b8.3b9.6b8.2b

Inventories

13.6b13.8b13.8b10.7b

Current Assets

83.7b78.0b76.2b68.7b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Cash

15.8b17.6b15.4b14.9b18.9b15.9b12.9b16.6b12.8b14.3b15.1b18.4b

Accounts Receivable

11.6b10.6b10.5b9.0b10.5b10.7b10.9b9.8b10.0b10.8b9.7b10.4b

Inventories

14.1b14.2b14.4b15.8b15.0b15.4b14.7b11.3b11.8b11.5b10.8b11.3b

Current Assets

83.2b84.6b82.3b71.0b74.6b76.5b79.6b85.1b76.6b71.4b70.5b74.8b
Annual
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Depreciation and Amortization

7.2b8.0b10.4b12.3b

Cash From Operating Activities

10.1b12.0b16.5b17.3b

Purchases of PP&E

(7.1b)(7.9b)(9.5b)(8.5b)

Cash From Investing Activities

(15.7b)(28.0b)(35.6b)(27.6b)
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Net Income

1.1b3.5b6.0b

Depreciation and Amortization

2.3b4.9b7.6b2.9b5.9b9.1b3.6b6.7b10.0b

Cash From Operating Activities

375.0m6.2b9.5b(164.0m)6.0b12.5b2.0b7.6b10.4b448.0m5.6b9.2b

Purchases of PP&E

(1.7b)(3.5b)(5.3b)(2.3b)(4.6b)(6.9b)(2.0b)(4.2b)(6.4b)(2.3b)(4.4b)(6.6b)
USDY, 2018

Financial Leverage

5.5 x

P/E Ratio

20.5
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General Motors Operating Metrics

General Motors's Vehicles Shipped was reported to be 2.1 m in Q1, 2018.
FY, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q4, 2015FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q4, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q4, 2017FY, 2017Q1, 2018

Vehicles Shipped

9.93 m2.40 m2.46 m2.38 m2.72 m9.96 m2.38 m2.39 m2.39 m2.59 m10.01 m2.34 m2.34 m2.32 m2.85 m9.60 m2.10 m

Dealerships

20.51 k20.25 k19.45 k12.45 k
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General Motors Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Cruise Automation (del)March 11, 2016$1 b
Sidecar TechnologiesJanuary 19, 2016
GM FinancialSeptember 29, 2010
AmeriCreditJuly 22, 2010$3.50 b
EDS (Electronic Data Systems)June 27, 1984$2.60 b
CadillacJuly 29, 1909$4.50 m
Rapid Motor Vehicle CompanyJanuary 01, 1909
Reliance Motor Car CompanyJanuary 01, 1908
ACAR Leasing
ACF Investment
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General Motors Revenue Breakdown

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General Motors revenue breakdown by business segment: 8.3% from GM Financial, 15.0% from GM International, 76.4% from GM North America and 0.2% from Other

General Motors revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 7.2% from U.S. (GM Financial), 22.5% from Non-U.S. (Automotive), 69.1% from U.S. (Automotive) and 1.1% from Other

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General Motors Online and Social Media Presence

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General Motors News and Updates

Option-trading opportunities on Apple, eBay, General Motors, Occidental Petroleum Corp. and Tesla Inc.

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What Mary Barra’s National EV Mandate Plan Says — And Doesn’t Say — About General Motors

Mary Barra, CEO of General Motors, has a plan for a national ZEV policy. What does that mean?

General Motors Pushes for National Zero Emissions Vehicle Program

The company believes it'll put millions of EVs on the road.

The U.S. Department of Energy, General Motors and MathWorks launch EcoCAR Mobility Challenge

WASHINGTON, Oct. 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), General Motors and MathWorks today announced the launch of the EcoCAR Mobility Challenge, the latest DOE-sponsored Advanced Vehicle Technology Competition (AVTC), revealing the 12 competing universities and the ...

$85,000 In Prizes To Be Awarded At The 2018 Code AutoMobility LA Challenge Sponsored By Visa And General Motors

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Los Angeles Auto Show's AutoMobility LA today announced that registration is now open for its 2018 hackathon entitled Code AutoMobility LA, taking place from November 25 to 26 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. This year's theme is...
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General Motors Blogs

General Motors Is Building an eBike and Wants You to Name It

Since committing to an all-electric future, General Motors is developing revolutionary, flexible electrification technologies that will enable our team to dream beyond the traditional vehicle and give our customers the freedom of movement that they seek. Today our team brought one of those dreams to…

GM Collision Repair Network Exceeds Expectations with Nearly 1,000 Dealers and Repair Facilities Enrolled

Today at SEMA Collision, General Motors’ Customer Care and Aftersales division announced that in just a few short months, nearly 1,000 dealers and repair facilities have begun enrollment in the GM Collision Repair Network to help with safe and proper repair of GM vehicles.

General Motors Calls for National Zero Emissions Vehicle (NZEV) Program

On Oct. 26, 2018, General Motors will file comments to the Safer Affordable Fuel-Efficient (SAFE) Vehicles Rule for Model Years 2021-2026 Passenger Cars and Light Trucks. In its comments, General Motors proposes the establishment of a National Zero Emissions Vehicle (NZEV) program to support a 50-st…

Chevrolet Honors Youth Baseball Coach at World Series

Chevrolet presented the inaugural Chevy Cares Award to longtime youth baseball coach Mike Van Cleave, to shine a spotlight on those who dedicate their lives to train, mentor and invest in youth baseball players in their hometowns. Van Cleave received the award in a special on-field ceremony before G…

GM Breaks New Ground with the Industry’s First True, Optional Extended Bumper-to-Bumper Limited Warranty

Effective immediately, people buying new General Motors vehicles will have the opportunity to purchase a true, extended bumper-to-bumper limited warranty resulting in five years or 60,000 miles of coverage (whichever comes first) for Chevrolet and GMC customers, and six years or 70,000 miles for Bui…

Jami Miscik Appointed to GM Board of Directors

General Motors Co. announced the election of Jami Miscik to its Board of Directors. An expert in global security and intelligence, Miscik currently serves as the chief executive officer and vice chair of Kissinger Associates.
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General Motors Company Life and Culture

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General Motors Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was General Motors founded?

    General Motors was founded in 1908.

  • Who are General Motors key executives?

    General Motors's key executives are Mary T. Barra, Dan Ammann and Alan Batey.

  • How many employees does General Motors have?

    General Motors has 180,000 employees.

  • What is General Motors revenue?

    Latest General Motors annual revenue is $145.6 b.

  • What is General Motors revenue per employee?

    Latest General Motors revenue per employee is $808.8 k.

  • Who are General Motors competitors?

    Competitors of General Motors include Aptiv, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Ford Motor Company.

  • Where is General Motors headquarters?

    General Motors headquarters is located at 300 Renaissance Center, Detroit.

  • Where are General Motors offices?

    General Motors has offices in Detroit, Markham, Palo Alto, San Francisco and in 41 other locations.

  • How many offices does General Motors have?

    General Motors has 46 offices.