General Motors Comparison Essay by Primo

General Motors
A look at the largest manufacturer, designer, builder,and marketer of cars and trucks throughout the world since 1921.
# 8561 | 2,170 words | 9 sources | MLA | 2002 | US
Published on Feb 03, 2003 in Business (Companies) , Business (Statistics)

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This paper examines the history of General Motors and its current economic status. The writer explains the four geographical regions that GM operates in, and compares the results of each of these. It then looks at GM's sales - its major successes and its less popular cars. The current economic slump in the United States has also had its effect on GM and this problem is analyzed, including examining the latest financial reports of the company.

From the Paper:

"General Motors was founded in 1908 and has been the largest manufacturer, designer, building and marketer of cars and trucks throughout the world since 1921. It sells vehicles in more than 200 countries worldwide and maintains assembly, manufacturing, distribution or warehousing operations in 53 of these countries. In 2000, it sold 8.6 million cars and trucks constituting 15.1% of the entire world vehicle market (the world's biggest share) at $4.5 billion net sales and $184.6 billion in revenues. (General Motors). It envisions itself as the enduring world leader in transportation products and related services, whose goal is "to maintain this position through enlightened customer enthusiasm and continuous improvement, driven by the integrity, team work and innovation" of its employees. (General Motors)"

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