When did the General Motors company begin?

Answer The General Motors Company (GM) was founded in 1908 by William C. Durant in Flint, Michigan. GM was formed as a holding company for Buick Motor Company. In the following two years Durant bought out... Read More »

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What company owns General Motors?

As of 2009, General Motors is 60 percent owned by the U.S. government. Another 10 percent of the company is held by bondholders, 17.5 percent by the United Auto Workers health fund, and 12.5 percen... Read More »

When was the General Motors company established?

General Motors was established on September 16, 1908 by William "Billy" Durant. Durant was an expert in manufacturing horse-drawn vehicles in Michigan. The company started out with one brand: the B... Read More »

When did General Motors become a public company?

General Motors never did become a public company; it has always been privately owned. There has been some talk about an initial public offering (IPO) in 2010, but it is now seen as unlikely that an... Read More »

What company makes the rubber bushings for General Motors?

Although many companies supply rubber bushings to General Motors, the largest supplier of bushings is Paulstra, a Hutchison Worldwide division that specializes in rubber and elastic parts. Their vi... Read More »