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General Motors
General Motors
do Brasil is the largest subsidiary of the General Motors in South America
South America
and the second largest operation[clarification needed "large" measured by what? Give numbers!] outside the United States. In 2005 it completed 80 years of operation in Brazil. The company was founded in 1925 and operated in rented houses, located in the historic district of Ipiranga in São Paulo.

Inauguration of the General Motors
General Motors
Plant in São José dos Campos (SP) by President
President
Juscelino Kubitschek.

In the early days the company only assembled cars using parts imported from the United States. After five years, GMB officially opened in 1930 with its first factory in São Caetano do Sul
São Caetano do Sul
– São Paulo. In 1958 a second factory was opened Sao Jose dos Campos
Sao Jose dos Campos
– São Paulo, officially inaugurated a year later by the President
President
Juscelino Kubitschek. Decided to expand its product line, GMB launched in 1968 the first car of its Chevrolet
Chevrolet
brand in the country, the Opala, which closed its life cycle after 24 years, with more than 1 million units sold. Since then, it has stopped more than make successes of sales. In 1973 launched the Chevette, which has accumulated sales exceeding 1.2 million units, to be replaced by the Corsa in 1994, the first vehicle popular with electronic fuel injection. In July 2000 launched the Industrial Complex of Gravataí
Gravataí
in Rio Grande do Sul, one of the world's most modern factories, where the line is produced and Celta, which receives visits from experts in manufacturing of vehicles from around the world who want to know the system's assembly model, which is done in partnership with suppliers of systems, installed within the industrial complex. The Celta was also the pioneer in the Brazilian market in the area of electronic commerce, becoming the best-selling model in the world via the Internet. Currently, the GMB sells the entire line Sonic, Spin and Montana to truck in this way. In 2005, GM of Brazil
Brazil
in the Brazilian market sold a total of 365,259 vehicles, with a participation of 21.3% in Brazilian market. In specific segments in which it produces vehicles, SUV's, utilities and commercial light, their participation was a little higher, from 22.6%. The company's total production reached 559,345 units, considering the vehicles ready for the domestic market and exports and also the vehicles "CKD" (completely knocked down). Exports of GM of Brazil
Brazil
in 2005 represented new record, reaching a value of US$
US$
1.6 billion, for the shipment of 114,994 units in "CKD" and 125,678 vehicles ready for some 40 countries around the world. The main market in the area of exports was Mexico, followed by Argentina, Venezuela, South Africa and other Latin American countries. Most gasoline powered vehicles in the Brazilian Chevrolet
Chevrolet
are flexfuel, capable of operating on 100% gasoline, 100% ethanol or any blend of the two. In the social area, the GM of Brazil
Brazil
focused activities through the General Motors
General Motors
Institute, which was created in 1993. Its mission is to rescue the citizenship of children, youths and adults from poor communities, which are located especially close to industrial plants of the company. Its shares are primarily in education. "General Motors" is a Market Leader in the "Telematic" field. In Brazil
Brazil
during 2015 the company had become the biggest Auto seller to the Retail segment. Cars[edit]

Brazilian Chevrolet
Chevrolet
Montana

Cars
Cars
currently manufactured by General Motors
General Motors
do Brasil:

Chevrolet Montana
Chevrolet Montana
(since October 2010) Chevrolet
Chevrolet
Cobalt (since November 2011) Chevrolet S-10
Chevrolet S-10
(since February 2012) Chevrolet
Chevrolet
Spin[2] (since July 2012)[3] Chevrolet
Chevrolet
Onix[4] (presented at Brazilian auto show October 2012)[5][6] Chevrolet TrailBlazer
Chevrolet TrailBlazer
(since October 2012) Chevrolet
Chevrolet
Prisma (since February 2013)

Imported

Chevrolet
Chevrolet
Tracker – From Mexico Chevrolet Cruze
Chevrolet Cruze
(sedan and hatchback) – From Argentina Chevrolet
Chevrolet
Camaro (coupé and convertible) – From the USA Chevrolet Equinox
Chevrolet Equinox
– From Mexico

References[edit]

^ a b "Ficha General Motors" [ General Motors
General Motors
data sheet]. exame.abril.com (in Portuguese). Exame. Archived from the original on 20 September 2013. Retrieved 8 November 2013.  ^ " Chevrolet Spin
Chevrolet Spin
2012". chevrolet.com.br. 2012. Retrieved 29 October 2012.  ^ " Chevrolet
Chevrolet
Spin: seu carro para curtir com todo mundo". www.chevrolet.com.br (in Portuguese). GM Brasil. 28 June 2012. Retrieved 21 October 2012.  ^ " Chevrolet Onix
Chevrolet Onix
2013". chevrolet.com.br. 2012. Retrieved 29 October 2012.  ^ " Chevrolet
Chevrolet
confirma a chegada do Onix" [ Chevrolet
Chevrolet
confirms coming of Onix]. www.chevrolet.com.br (in Portuguese). GM Brasil. 6 September 2012. Retrieved 21 October 2012.  ^ " Chevrolet
Chevrolet
confirma apresentação mundial do Onix com presença do CEO da GM" [ Chevrolet
Chevrolet
confirms world wide presentation of Onix in presence of GM CEO]. www.chevrolet.com.br (in Portuguese). GM Brasil. 10 October 2012. Retrieved 21 October 2012. 

External links[edit]

Official site Brazilian Chevrolet
Chevrolet
site

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Divisions and subsidiaries

Vehicle brands

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Vehicles

Services

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Geographic

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India

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South Africa General Motors
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de Argentina

Shareholdings

FAW-GM
FAW-GM
(50%) GM-AvtoVAZ
GM-AvtoVAZ
(41.61%) GM Korea
GM Korea
(96%)

Chevrolet
Chevrolet
Europe GM Vietnam

GM Uzbekistan
GM Uzbekistan
(25%)

UzDaewooAvto
UzDaewooAvto
50%

HRL Laboratories
HRL Laboratories
(50%) SAIC-GM
SAIC-GM
(49%) SAIC-GM-Wuling
SAIC-GM-Wuling
(34%)

Baojun

Industries Mécaniques Maghrébines
Industries Mécaniques Maghrébines
(20%)

Products and technologies

Platforms Transmissions Hybrids Vehicles

Engines

I3

Family 0 SGE

I4

Family 0 SGE Family 1 MGE Family II Ecotec

V6

High Feature Gen V

V8

Gen IV Gen V

Former divisions, joint ventures and subsidiaries

Allison Engine
Engine
Company (1929–1995) Allison Transmission
Allison Transmission
(1929–2007) Ally Financial
Ally Financial
(1919-2013) Atlantic Aircraft Dayton-Wright Company
Dayton-Wright Company
(1919–1923) Delco Electronics Delphi (1994–1999) Detroit Diesel
Detroit Diesel
(1938–1988) DirecTV
DirecTV
(1994–2003) Electro-Motive Diesel
Electro-Motive Diesel
(1930–2004) Electronic Data Systems (1984–1996) Euclid Trucks
Euclid Trucks
(1953–1968) Fisher Body Fleetwood Metal Body Frigidaire
Frigidaire
(1919–1980) General Motors
General Motors
Europe (1986–2010) General Motors
General Motors
Diesel Division (1938–1987) General Motors
General Motors
Diesel (1949–1969) Ghandhara Industries
Ghandhara Industries
(1953–1963) GM Defense (1950–2003) GMAC Real Estate
GMAC Real Estate
(1998–2008) GMC Heavy Trucks Hughes Aircraft
Hughes Aircraft
(1985–1997) Hughes Electronics
Hughes Electronics
(1985–1997) Hughes Network Systems (1987–2003) HughesNet (DirecWay/DirecPC) (1996–2003) Kettering University National City Lines NUMMI
NUMMI
(1984–2009) New Venture Gear
New Venture Gear
(36%, 1990–2002) Nexteer (2009–2010) North American Aviation
North American Aviation
(1933–1948) Nuvell Financial Services
Nuvell Financial Services
(1997–2008) PanAmSat (1995–2003) Remy Electric
Remy Electric
(1918–1994) Rochester Products Division Terex United Australian Automobile Industries
United Australian Automobile Industries
(1989–1996) Winton Motor Carriage Company Yellow Coach Manufacturing Company
Yellow Coach Manufacturing Company
(1925–1943)

Places

Renaissance Center GM Technical Center GM Proving Grounds Factories

People

William C. Durant
William C. Durant
(Founder) Tim Solso (Chairman) Mary Barra
Mary Barra
(CEO) Dan Ammann (President)

Other

General Motors
General Motors
Foundation History Reorganization General Motors
General Motors
Motorama Streetcar conspiracy Concept of the Corporation Ignition switch recalls

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