William “Billy” Durant, a Flint, Michigan based manufacturer of horse-drawn carriages, founded General Motors (GM) on September 16, 1908 in response to public enthusiasm for the newly invented “horseless carriage.” At the time, Buick was the only model made by GM.
Today, GM, with strategic partners, manufacturers, sells, and performs service for eleven brands:
- Holden, Isuzu
Around the world, GM operates over 300 facilities and employs over 312,000 individuals.
Several financial and news organizations publish profiles of GM with stock information, top management, and recent news.