What Does GM Stand For?


Quick Answer

"GM" is used to refer to the General Motors Company. GM is an American-based multinational company whose headquarters is in Detroit, Michigan. The corporation distributes, markets, manufactures and designs vehicles and various vehicle parts and also sells financial services.

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Founded on September 16, 1908, and originally named the General Motors Corporation, GM now offers a comprehensive range of vehicles, from convertibles, monocabs and heavy-duty full size trucks to electric and mini-cars. They produce trucks and cars through different brands, including:

  • Wuling
  • Vauxhall
  • Opel
  • Jiefang
  • Isuzu
  • Holden
  • Baojun
  • Cadillac
  • GMC
  • Buick
  • Chevrolet

The General Motors Company also has significant equity staked in several joint ventures in China, including GM Korea, FAW-GM and SAIC-GM.

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