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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 2020)155,000(-5%)
Job Openings1,294
Revenue (FY, 2020)$122.5 B(-10%)
Share Price (Jul 2021)$56.8
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at General Motors

Daniel E. Berce

Daniel E. Berce

Senior Vice President and President and Chief Executive Officer, GM Financial
Mary Barra

Mary Barra

Chair and Chief Executive Officer
Stephen K. Carlisle

Stephen K. Carlisle

Executive Vice President and President, North America
Julian Blissett

Julian Blissett

Executive Vice President and President, China
Arden Hoffman

Arden Hoffman

Chief People Officer, Cruise
Margaret Curry

Margaret Curry

Vice President, Tax and Chief Tax Officer
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General Motors Office Locations

General Motors has offices in Detroit, Vicente López, Port Melbourne, São Caetano do Sul and in 20 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

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General Motors's revenue was reported to be $122.49 b in FY, 2020 which is a 10.7% decrease from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2021)

32.5b

Net income (Q1, 2021)

3.0b

EBIT (Q1, 2021)

3.3b

Market capitalization (30-Jul-2021)

82.5b

Closing stock price (30-Jul-2021)

56.8

Cash (31-Mar-2021)

21.6b

EV

61.8b
General Motors's current market capitalization is $82.5 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

147.0b137.2b122.5b

Revenue growth, %

1%(7%)(11%)

Cost of goods sold

120.7b110.7b97.5b

Gross profit

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

Revenue

34.9b36.1b35.5b32.7b16.8b35.5b32.5b

Cost of goods sold

28.2b28.3b28.2b26.7b13.4b27.2b

Gross profit

6.6b7.7b7.3b6.0b3.3b8.3b

Gross profit Margin, %

19%21%21%18%20%23%
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

20.8b19.1b20.0b

Accounts Receivable

6.5b6.8b8.0b

Inventories

9.8b10.4b10.2b

Current Assets

75.3b75.0b80.9b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021

Cash

17.2b17.1b20.1b38.5b28.2b26.9b21.6b

Accounts Receivable

12.1b10.4b6.9b7.5b7.9b9.9b9.1b

Inventories

11.1b11.4b11.8b10.8b10.3b10.9b12.1b

Current Assets

80.1b81.3b80.6b97.7b87.5b89.2b82.1b
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

8.0b6.7b6.3b

Depreciation and Amortization

13.7b14.1b12.8b

Inventories

399.0m(761.0m)(104.0m)

Accounts Payable

(537.0m)(492.0m)4.2b
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021

Net Income

5.9b2.1b4.5b6.9b286.0m(494.0m)3.5b3.0b

Depreciation and Amortization

10.0b4.1b7.5b10.8b3.3b6.6b5.5b3.0b

Cash From Operating Activities

9.2b(81.0m)5.0b11.5b1.6b(1.3b)10.0b1.3b

Purchases of PP&E

(6.6b)(2.0b)(3.5b)(4.9b)(1.2b)(2.3b)(3.3b)(878.0m)
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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
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General Motors Revenue Breakdown

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

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

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General Motors Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

82/100

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General Motors Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

50-59

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+

    66/100

  • CEO Rating

    B

    72/100

  • Compensation

    B

    73/100

  • Diversity

    C+

    65/100

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General Motors News and Updates

General Motors Stock To Gain Post Earnings?

The company has reported better than expected earnings figures in each of the last four quarters while revenue was better than market estimates in two of the last four quarters.

General Motors sues Ford over its 'BlueCruise' self-driving branding, saying it's too similar to GM's 'Cruise' and 'Super Cruise'

Summary List PlacementGeneral Motors on Friday filed a lawsuit against Ford over the branding of its "BlueCruise" hands-free driving tech. Ford's April announcement of its BlueCruise tech amounted to a "brazen attempt" to co-opt GM's branding, the complaint said. GM said the name infringed on the …

Alps Alpine Named a 2020 Supplier of the Year Winner by General Motors

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., July 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Alps Alpine Co., Ltd. (TSE: 6770; President & CEO: Toshihiro Kuriyama) was named a GM Supplier of the Year winner in General Motors' 29th annual Supplier of the Year awards. GM recognized 122 of its best suppliers from 16 countries for...

LMP Announces a Definitive Acquisition Agreement for General Motors and Nissan Dealerships in Texas, Including the Associated Real Estate, Generating Approximately $250 Million in Annualized Revenue and $27 Million in Adjusted EBITDA

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL , July 19, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- LMP Automotive Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: LMPX), an e-commerce and facilities-based automotive retailer in the United States, today announced its entry into a definitive acquisition agreement for General Motors and Nissan dealerships in Texas, a…

General Motors has warned owners of 51,000 previously recalled Chevrolet Bolt EVs that they might still pose a fire risk

Summary List PlacementGeneral Motors (GM) has told around 51,000 owners of previously recalled 2017-2019 Chevrolet Bolt EVs to avoid parking them indoors or charging them unattended, after receiving reports that two caught fire in recent weeks. The company updated a recall notice on Wednesday to a…

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General Motors Blogs

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…

[VIDEO] GMC HUMMER EV Pickup Celebrates Independence Day with ‘Watts to Freedom’

The 2022 GMC HUMMER EV combines American ingenuity with revolutionary performance that puts drivers in the middle of every moment. The ultimate expression of that performance will be offered in HUMMER EV’s own launch control mode, known as Watts to Freedom1. This driver-selectable feature channels t…

GM Second-Quarter Sales Increase 40 Percent

General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) announced today it sold 688,236 vehicles in the U.S. in the second quarter of 2021 – an increase of 40 percent compared to a year ago – in a unique market bolstered by strong customer demand, but constrained by low inventories resulting from the global semiconductor sho…

Building on Ambitious EV Strategy, General Motors Calls for ‘Equitable Climate Action’ and Launches New Fund Aimed at Advancing Climate Equity

Today, GM Chair and CEO Mary Barra expanded on GM’s previous climate commitments, declaring the company would prioritize equitable climate action to help ensure its all-electric future is inclusive for its current and future workforce; customers; and communities that may be more likely to disproport…

General Motors and Shell Offer Renewable Energy Solutions to U.S. Homeowners, EV Owners and Suppliers

General Motors and Shell, through its wholly owned subsidiary MP2 Energy, LLC (“Shell”), are collaborating to provide comprehensive energy solutions programs to GM’s customers and supply chain partners, including fixed-rate home energy plans backed by 100 percent renewable energy resources.
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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 Daniel E. Berce, Mary Barra and Stephen K. Carlisle.

  • How many employees does General Motors have?

    General Motors has 155,000 employees.

  • What is General Motors revenue?

    Latest General Motors annual revenue is $122.5 b.

  • What is General Motors revenue per employee?

    Latest General Motors revenue per employee is $790.2 k.

  • Who are General Motors competitors?

    Competitors of General Motors include FCA US, BYD and Tesla.

  • 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 20 other locations.

  • How many offices does General Motors have?

    General Motors has 27 offices.