General Motors

General Motors is an American multinational corporation, that 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.

Company Growth (employees)
Detroit, US
Size (employees)
225,000 (est)
General Motors was founded in 1908 and is headquartered in Detroit, US

Key People/Management at General Motors

Stefan Jacoby

Stefan Jacoby

GM Executive Vice President & President, GM International
Dan Ammann

Dan Ammann

President, General Motors Company
Alan Batey

Alan Batey

Executive Vice President and President, North America
Daniel Berce

Daniel Berce

Senior Vice President & President and Chief Executive Officer, GM Financial
Tony Cervone

Tony Cervone

Senior Vice President, Global Communications
Barry Engle

Barry Engle

Executive Vice President and President, GM International
Chuck Stevens

Chuck Stevens

Executive Vice President and CFO, General Motors
Jeffrey Taylor

Jeffrey Taylor

Deputy General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer
Jose Tomas

Jose Tomas

Senior Vice President, GM Global Human Resources
Mark Reuss

Mark Reuss

Executive Vice President, Global Product Development, Purchasing and Supply Chain General Motors Company
Rick Westenberg

Rick Westenberg

Vice President, Treasurer General Motors Company
Randall Mott

Randall Mott

Senior Vice President, Global Information Technology & Chief Information Officer
Matt Tsien

Matt Tsien

GM Executive Vice President and President, GM China
Johan de Nysschen

Johan de Nysschen

Cadillac President
Thomas Timko

Thomas Timko

Vice President, Global Business Services and Chief Accounting Officer General Motors Company
Mary Barra

Mary Barra

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, General Motors Company
Alicia Davis

Alicia Davis

Executive Vice President, Global Manufacturing
Craig Glidden

Craig Glidden

Executive Vice President and General Counsel

General Motors Office Locations

General Motors has offices in Detroit, Ontario, Woodstock, Warren 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 Financials

General Motors's revenue was reported to be $166.4 b in FY, 2016

Revenue (Q3, 2017)

33.6 b

Gross profit (Q3, 2017)

7.1 b

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2017), %


Net income (Q3, 2017)

(3 b)

EBIT (Q3, 2017)

1.9 b

Market capitalization (22-Dec-2017)

61.9 b

Cash (30-Sep-2017)

12.8 b
General Motors's current market capitalization is $61.9 b.
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


155.9 b152.4 b166.4 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

138.1 b128.3 b136.3 b

Gross profit

17.8 b24 b30 b
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017


35.7 b38.2 b38.8 b37.3 b42.4 b42.8 b41.2 b37 b33.6 b

Cost of goods sold

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

Gross profit

5 b5.6 b6.8 b6.7 b7.9 b8 b8.1 b7.8 b7.1 b

Gross profit Margin, %

USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


19 b15.2 b13 b

Accounts Receivable

9.1 b8.3 b9.6 b


13.6 b13.8 b13.8 b

Current Assets

83.7 b78 b76.2 b
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017


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

Accounts Receivable

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


14.1 b14.2 b14.4 b15.8 b15 b15.4 b14.7 b11.3 b11.8 b

Current Assets

83.2 b84.6 b82.3 b71 b74.6 b76.5 b79.6 b85.1 b76.6 b
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

4 b9.6 b9.3 b

Depreciation and Amortization

7.2 b8 b10.4 b

Cash From Operating Activities

10.1 b12 b16.5 b

Purchases of PP&E

(7.1 b)(7.9 b)(9.5 b)
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017

Net Income

1.9 b4.8 b7.5 b2.6 b5.1 b5.2 b

Depreciation and Amortization

2.3 b4.9 b7.6 b2.9 b5.9 b9.1 b

Cash From Operating Activities

375 m6.2 b9.5 b(164 m)6 b12.5 b2 b7.6 b10.4 b

Purchases of PP&E

(1.7 b)(3.5 b)(5.3 b)(2.3 b)(4.6 b)(6.9 b)(2 b)(4.2 b)(6.4 b)
USDY, 2017


149.4 k

Financial Leverage

5.4 x
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General Motors Operating Metrics

General Motors's Vehicles Sold was reported to be 1.1 m in Q3, 2017
FY, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Jan, 2018

Vehicles Sold

6.03 m1.41 m1.47 m1.5 m5.88 m1.41 m1.31 m1.58 m6.25 m1.48 m1.21 m1.08 m


20.51 k20.25 k19.45 k

Vehicles Delivered

3.18 m3.08 m3.04 m3 m

Landfill Sites

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General Motors Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Lease Ownership Cooperative
Stam-Terberg Autobedrijven B. V.
Vauxhall Defined Contribution Pension Plan Trustees Limited
Vehicle Asset Universal Leasing Trust
VHC Sub-Holdings (UK)
Vickers (Lakeside) Limited
Vision Motors Limited
Zona Franca Industrial Colmotores SAS
ACAR Leasing
ACF Investment
Adam Opel
AFS SenSub
Aftermarket (UK)
AmeriCredit Consumer Loan
AmeriCredit Financial Services
Boco Trust
Boden Brussels
Chevrolet Sales India
Controladora General Motors
General Motors (Thailand)
General Motors - Colmotores
AmeriCredit Funding
AmeriCredit Syndicated Warehouse Trust
General Motors Africa and Middle East
Delphi Energy and Engine Management Systems UK
General Motors Australia
APGO Trust
Banco GMAC
Carve-Out Ownership
Dealership Liquidations
General Motors Asia Pacific Holdings
General Motors Asset Management
General Motors Austria
Annunciata Corporation
Argonaut Holdings
Baylis (Gloucester)
BOCO (Proprietary)
Cadillac Europe
General Motors (China) Investment Company
Chevrolet Sales (Thailand)
General Motors Asia
General Motors Austria
General Motors Auto
General Motors Automobiles Philippines
General Motors Automotive Holdings
General Motors Belgium
General Motors Chile
General Motors Daewoo Auto and Technology
General Motors de Argentina
General Motors de Mexico
General Motors del Ecuador
General Motors do Brasil
General Motors East Africa
General Motors Egypt
General Motors Espana
General Motors Europe Holdings
General Motors Europe Limited
General Motors Financial Chile
General Motors Financial Company
General Motors Financial International
General Motors Financial Italia
General Motors Financial Suisse
General Motors Finland
General Motors France
General Motors Financial of Canada
General Motors Financial UK
General Motors GBS Hungary
General Motors Global Service Operations
General Motors Hellas
General Motors Holden Australia
General Motors Holden Australia NSC
General Motors India Private
General Motors International Holdings
General Motors International Operations
General Motors International Services Company
General Motors Investment Management
General Motors Investment Participacoes
General Motors Investments
General Motors Ireland
General Motors Israel
General Motors Italia
General Motors Japan
General Motors Limited
General Motors LLC
General Motors Manufacturing Poland
General Motors Nederland
General Motors New Zealand Pensions
General Motors of Canada
General Motors Overseas Commercial Vehicle
General Motors Overseas
General Motors Overseas Distribution
General Motors Peru
General Motors Portugal
General Motors-Holden's Sales
GM Administradora de Bens
General Motors Treasury Center
General Motors Warehousing and Trading (Shanghai)
General Motors Technical Centre India
General Motors Venezolana
General Motors Powertrain (Thailand)
General Motors Suisse
General Motors Turkiye
General Motors Uruguay
General Motors Taiwan
General Motors UK
Global Tooling Service Company Europe
GM (UK) Pension
General Motors Poland Spolka
General Motors Research Corporation
Global Services Detroit
GM APO Holdings
General Motors South Africa
General Motors Ventures
GM Auslandsprojekte
GM Automotive Services Belgium
GM Automotive
GM Canada Holdings
GM Canada Limited
GM Components Holdings
GM Cruise
GM Eurometals
GM Europe Treasury
GM Finance
GM Financial Canada Leasing
GM Financial Consumer Discount
GM Financial de Mexico
GM Financial Del Peru
GM Financial GmbH
GM Financial AB
GM Financial Canada
GM Financial Consumer
GM Financial Insurance Services
GM Financial Mexico Holdings
GM Financial Real Estate
GM Global Business Services
GM Global Purchasing and Supply Chain
GM Global Technology Operations
GM Global Tooling
GM Holden
GM Korea
GM LAAM Holdings
GM Mexico Holdings
GM Personnel Services
GM Plats (Proprietary)
GM PSA Purchasing Services
GM Regional Holdings
GM Retirees Pension Trustees
GM Subsystems Manufacturing
GM Viet Nam Motor Company
GM-DI Leasing
GMAC Administradora de Consorcios
GMAC Banque
GMAC Continental
GMAC de Venezuela
GMAC Espana de Financiacion
GMAC Holdings (U.K.)
GMAC - Instituicao Financeira de Credito
GMAC Lease B.V. (aka Masterlease Europe)
GMAC Nederland N.V.
GMAC Servicios
GMAC-Prestadora de Servios de Mo-de-Obra
GMF Europe Holdco
GMACI Corretora de Seguros
GMAM Real Estate I
GMCH&SP Private Equity II
GMGP Holdings
GMF International
GMF Leasing Warehousing Trust
GMF Wholesale Receivables
Go Motor Retailing
Grand Pointe Holdings
GMF Europe
GMF Funding
GMF Germany Holdings
GMF Floorplan Owner Revolving Trust
GMF Global Assignment
GMF Leasing LLC
Go Trade Parts
Grand Pointe Park Condominium
Haines & Strange
Holden New Zealand
IBC Pension Trustees
IBC Vehicles
Lidlington Engineering Company
Limited Liability Company "General Motors CIS"
Master Lease Germany
Maven Drive
Millbrook Pension Management
Monetization of Carve-Out
Motor Repris Automocio
Motors Holding
Motors Properties (Trading)
Motors Properties
Multi-Use Lease Entity Trust
North American New Cars
Omnibus BB Transportes
OnStar de Mexico
OnStar Europe
OnStar Global Services
Opel Bank
Opel Danmark
Opel Group
Opel Group Warehousing
Opel Leasing
Opel Norge
Opel Sonderdienste
Opel Southeast Europe
Opel Sverige
Opel Szentgotthard Automotive Manufacturing
Opel Wien
P.T. G M AutoWorld Indonesia
P.T. General Motors Indonesia
Pan Asia Technical Automotive Center
PT. General Motors Indonesia Manufacturing
Riverfront Holdings III, Inc.
Riverfront Holdings Phase II, Inc.
Riverfront Holdings, Inc.
SAIC General Motors Corporation Limited
SAIC General Motors Investment Limited
SAIC General Motors Sales Company Limited
SAIC GM Dong Yue Motors Company Limited
SAIC GM Dong Yue Powertrain Company Limited
SAIC GM (Shenyang) Norsom Motors Co., Ltd.
SAIC GM Wuling Automobile Company Limited
SAIC-GMAC Automotive Finance Company Limited
Servicios GMAC S.A. de C.V.
Shanghai Chengxin Used Car Operation and Management Company Limited
Shanghai OnStar Telematics Co. Ltd.
Sherwoods (Darlington) Limited
Skurrays Limited
Cruise Automation (del)March 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

General Motors Market Value History

General Motors Revenue Breakdown

General Motors Median Salaries

Source: 819 public H-1B filings from General Motors

General Motors's Web-traffic and Trends

General Motors Online and Social Media Presence

General Motors News and Updates

My Herky-Jerky Ride in General Motors' Ultra-Cautious Self Driving Car

GM and Cruise are testing cars in a chaotic city, and the tech still has a ways to go.

General Motors reaches tentative deal with striking Canada workers

TORONTO (Reuters) - General Motors Co said on Friday it reached a tentative labor agreement with striking workers at its CAMI plant in Canada, ending an almost month-old dispute.

General Motors checking impact of Kobe Steel data cheating: Kyodo

TOKYO (Reuters) - General Motors [GM.N] is checking whether its cars contain falsely certified parts or components sourced from Japan's Kobe Steel , Kyodo News reported on Thursday, the latest major automaker to be dragged into the cheating scandal.

General Motors checking impact of Kobe Steel data cheating-Kyodo

TOKYO, Oct 12 (Reuters) - General Motors is checking whether its cars contain falsely certified parts or components sourced from Japan's Kobe Steel, Kyodo News reported on Thursday, the latest major automaker to be dragged into the cheating scandal.

General Motors boosts self-driving car credentials with acquisition of lidar startup Strobe

General Motors (GM) announced that it has acquired lidar technology startup Strobe, whose engineering team will now join GM’s Cruise Automation division to “define and develop next-generation lidar solutions for self-driving vehicles,” according to a press release. Terms of the deal were not disclos…

General Motors Announces Plans To Ramp Up Electric Car Production Over Next 5 Years

General Motors says it will have two new electric cars on sale in 18 months and 20 models in its lineup by 2023, plus a fuel cell powered truck chassis. General Motors Announces Plans To Ramp Up Electric Car Production Over Next 5 Years was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from …
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