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General Motors


United States

General Motors Company, commonly known as GM (listed General Motors Corporation before 2009), is an American multi-national automotive corporation headquartered in Detroit, Michigan, and the world's largest automaker, according to vehicle unit sales, in 2011.


GM employs 202,000 people and does business in some 157 countries. General Motors produces cars and trucks in 31 countries, and sells and services these vehicles through the following divisions/brands: Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC, Opel, Vauxhall, and Holden, as well as two joint ventures in China, Shanghai GM and SAIC-GM-Wuling Automobile. GM's OnStar subsidiary provides vehicle safety, security and information services.