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General Motors is a multinational corporation that designs, manufactures, markets, and distributes vehicles and vehicle parts under various brands, including Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, and GMC. The company is engaged in the manufacture and sale of sedans, crossovers, sport utility vehicles, pick-up trucks, coupes, convertibles and hybrid vehicles, hatchbacks, wagons, and vans, as well as mini cars. General Motors also provides parts, accessories, and merchandise. In addition, it offers vehicle safety, security, and automotive financing services.

TypePublic
Founded1908
HQDetroit, MI, US
Websitegm.com
Employee Ratings4
Overall CultureC+

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2021)157,000(+2%)
Job Openings696
Revenue (FY, 2021)$127 B(+4%)
Share Price (May 2022)$38.2(+8%)
Cybersecurity ratingCMore
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Key People/Management at General Motors

Mary T. Barra

Mary T. Barra

Chair and Chief Executive Officer
Mark Reuss

Mark Reuss

President
Julian Blissett

Julian Blissett

Executive Vice President and President, China
Shilpan Amin

Shilpan Amin

Senior Vice President and President, GM International
Kimberly Brycz

Kimberly Brycz

Senior Vice President, Global Human Resources
Daniel E. Berce

Daniel E. Berce

Senior Vice President and President and Chief Executive Officer, GM Financial
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General Motors Office Locations

General Motors has offices in Detroit, Vicente López, Port Melbourne, São Caetano do Sul and in 21 other locations
Detroit, MI, US (HQ)
300 Renaissance Center l1
Detroit, MI, US
P. O. Box 33170
Vicente López, AR
Av. del Libertador 101
Port Melbourne, AU
191 Salmon St
São Caetano do Sul, BR
Av. Goiás, 1805 - Santo Antônio
Oshawa, CA
1908 Colonel Sam Dr
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General Motors Financials and Metrics

General Motors Revenue

General Motors's revenue was reported to be $127 b in FY, 2021
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2022)

36.0b

Net income (Q1, 2022)

2.8b

Market capitalization (13-May-2022)

55.7b

Closing stock price (13-May-2022)

38.2

Cash (31-Mar-2022)

16.3b
General Motors's current market capitalization is $55.7 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Revenue

147.0b137.2b122.5b127.0b

Revenue growth, %

1%(7%)(11%)

Cost of goods sold

120.7b110.7b97.5b100.5b

Gross profit

26.4b26.6b24.9b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021Q1, 2022

Revenue

34.9b36.1b35.5b32.7b16.8b35.5b32.5b34.2b26.8b36.0b

Cost of goods sold

28.2b28.3b28.2b26.7b13.4b27.2b25.1b27.3b20.7b

Gross profit

6.6b7.7b7.3b6.0b3.3b8.3b7.4b6.9b6.1b

Gross profit Margin, %

19%21%21%18%20%23%23%20%23%
Annual
USDFY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Cash

19.1b20.0b20.1b

Accounts Receivable

6.8b8.0b7.4b

Inventories

10.4b10.2b13.0b

Current Assets

75.0b80.9b82.1b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021Q1, 2022

Cash

17.2b17.1b20.1b38.5b28.2b26.9b21.6b22.9b17.4b16.3b

Accounts Receivable

12.1b10.4b6.9b7.5b7.9b9.9b9.1b8.2b8.1b11.9b

Inventories

11.1b11.4b11.8b10.8b10.3b10.9b12.1b13.1b14.5b14.8b

Current Assets

80.1b81.3b80.6b97.7b87.5b89.2b82.1b82.6b77.8b88.6b
Annual
USDFY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Net Income

6.7b6.3b9.9b

Depreciation and Amortization

14.1b12.8b12.1b

Inventories

(761.0m)(104.0m)(3.2b)

Accounts Payable

(492.0m)42.0m(1.2b)
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021Q1, 2022

Net Income

2.1b4.5b6.9b286.0m(494.0m)3.5b3.0b5.8b8.2b2.8b

Depreciation and Amortization

4.1b7.5b10.8b3.3b6.6b9.7b3.0b6.0b9.1b

Cash From Operating Activities

(81.0m)5.0b11.5b1.6b(1.3b)10.0b1.3b8.4b8.4b2.1b

Purchases of PP&E

(2.0b)(3.5b)(4.9b)(1.2b)(2.3b)(3.3b)(878.0m)(2.5b)(4.3b)(1.7b)
USDFY, 2018

Revenue/Employee

850.0k
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General Motors Operating Metrics

General Motors's Vehicles Shipped was reported to be 6.8 m in FY, 2020.
FY, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019FY, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020FY, 2020

Vehicles Shipped

8.38 m1.88 m1.94 m1.87 m7.72 m1.46 m1.47 m1.79 m6.83 m

Dealerships

12.51 k12.65 k1.09 k

Wholesale Vehicles Sold

4.71 m1.1 m1.13 m1.03 m4.21 m966 k421 k965 k3.37 m

Wholesale Vehicles Sold (GMNA)

3.56 m859 k870 k801 k3.21 m775 k331 k799 k2.71 m
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General Motors Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
CruiseMarch 11, 2016$1 b
Sidecar TechnologiesJanuary 19, 2016
GM FinancialSeptember 29, 2010
AmeriCreditJuly 22, 2010$3.5 b
EDS (Electronic Data Systems)June 27, 1984$2.6 b
CadillacJuly 29, 1909$4.5 m
Rapid Motor Vehicle CompanyJanuary 01, 1909
Reliance Motor Car CompanyJanuary 01, 1908
2140879 Ontario Inc.
ACAR Leasing Ltd.
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General Motors Revenue Breakdown

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General Motors revenue breakdown by business segment: 78.9% from GM North America, 11.3% from GM Financial, 9.5% from GM International and 0.4% from Other

General Motors revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 10.0% from U.S. (GM Financial), 72.8% from U.S. (Automotive), 15.9% from Non-U.S. (Automotive) and 1.3% from Other

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General Motors Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

76/100

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General Motors Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

60-79

out of 100

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General Motors Online and Social Media Presence

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General Motors Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C+

    68/100

  • CEO Rating

    B+

    75/100

  • Compensation

    B

    73/100

  • Diversity

    C+

    66/100

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General Motors News and Updates

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General Motors is a buy as its transition to electric vehicles gains steam, Berenberg says

General Motors shares could surge from here as the automaker’s transition to electric vehicles ramps up, according to Berenberg.

Over 800 General Motors dealers have signed up for CarBravo

After opening registration in January, General Motors North America Vice President Steve Carlisle said last week that over 800 auto dealers have agreed to utilize GM’s CarBravo platform, which will allow them to list used vehicles of all brands for sale online.

GM and INRIX Join Forces on SaaS-Based Road Safety Solution to Help Transportation Planners Achieve Vision Zero Goals for their Communities

Today, General Motors (NYSE: GM) and INRIX Inc., a world leader in mobility analytics and connected car services, announced a collaboration to develop safety solutions to help transportation and planning agencies achieve road safety goals. Available first in the U.S., Safety View by GM Future Roads …

General Motors Releases 2021 Sustainability Report Showing Accelerated Progress Toward an Equitable, All-Electric Future

General Motors today released its 12th annual Sustainability Report, detailing its progress on expanding EV access, electrifying beyond the personal vehicle, and helping to ensure that climate action is equitable and inclusive as the company transitions to an all-electric future. 

GM Reports First-Quarter 2022 Results

General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) today reported first-quarter earnings driven by improved production and robust customer demand in North America. GM expects full-year 2022 net income in a range of $9.6 billion-$11.2 billion and is reaffirming its earnings guidance of EBIT-adjusted in a range of $13.0 b…
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General Motors Blogs

General Motors and Red Hat Collaborate to Trailblaze the Future of Software-Defined Vehicles

General Motors (NYSE:GM) and Red Hat Inc., the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced a collaboration to help advance software-defined vehicles at the edge. The companies expect to expand an ecosystem of innovation around the Red Hat In-Vehicle Operating System, which pro…

GM Customer Care and Aftersales Celebrates National Skilled Trades Day, Every Day

In recognition of National Skilled Trades Day, celebrated the first Wednesday in May each year, General Motors Customer Care and Aftersales thanks the more than 40,000 skilled auto technicians across its dealerships. Skilled auto technicians are a vital piece of a vehicle owner’s experience and GM a…

General Motors Releases 2021 Sustainability Report Showing Accelerated Progress Toward an Equitable, All-Electric Future

General Motors today released its 12th annual Sustainability Report, detailing its progress on expanding EV access, electrifying beyond the personal vehicle, and helping to ensure that climate action is equitable and inclusive as the company transitions to an all-electric future.

General Motors, LG Electronics Reach Agreement on Bolt EV Recall Costs

General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) announced today it has reached an agreement under which LG Electronics Inc. will reimburse GM for costs and expenses associated with the recall of Chevrolet Bolt EVs and EUVs due to manufacturing defects in battery modules supplied by LG.

General Motors Invests in New Advanced Design and Technology Campus in Southern California

Today, General Motors announced a more than $71 million investment to establish a new campus in Pasadena, California, for GM’s Advanced Design Center operations, a move that will substantially increase the center’s capacity and create more jobs in the area.

GM to Source U.S.-Based Lithium for Next-Generation EV Batteries Through Closed-Loop Process with Low Carbon Emissions

General Motors has agreed to form a strategic investment and commercial collaboration with Controlled Thermal Resources to secure local and low-cost lithium. This lithium will be produced through a closed-loop, direct extraction process that results in a smaller physical footprint, no production tai…
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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, Mark Reuss and Julian Blissett.

  • How many employees does General Motors have?

    General Motors has 157,000 employees.

  • What is General Motors revenue?

    Latest General Motors annual revenue is $127 b.

  • What is General Motors revenue per employee?

    Latest General Motors revenue per employee is $808.9 k.

  • Who are General Motors competitors?

    Competitors of General Motors include Mercedes-Benz USA, FCA US and BYD.

  • Where is General Motors headquarters?

    General Motors headquarters is located at 300 Renaissance Center l1, Detroit.

  • Where are General Motors offices?

    General Motors has offices in Detroit, Vicente López, Port Melbourne, São Caetano do Sul and in 21 other locations.

  • How many offices does General Motors have?

    General Motors has 28 offices.