General Motors

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General Motors Company
Type Public
Industry Automotive
When it was created Flint, Michigan (September 16, 1908)
People who started it William C. Durant
Headquarters Renaissance Center
Detroit, Michigan, United States
Area served Worldwide
Key people Daniel Akerson
(Chairman and CEO)
Things made Automobiles
Money earned IncreaseUS$ 98.7 billion (Q1-Q3 2010)[1]
Net income IncreaseUS$ 4.2 billion (Q1-Q3 2010)[1]
Employees 209,000 (2010)
Divisions Chevrolet
Buick
Cadillac
GMC
Subsidiaries Opel
Holden
Vauxhall
Website GM.com

General Motors Company is the largest American car company. It is based in the Renaissance Center in Detroit, Michigan. It was founded in 1908 by a man named Billy Durant. It makes cars and trucks in 31 countries. About 209,000 people work for it. It is the second largest car company in the world.

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It has many brands, including:

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