General Motors

In 1928 General Motors began with assemblage of Chevrolets, trucks, buses and batteries. Although it closed operations in 1954, it has been in Indian market as a part of tie-ups with Hindustan Motors to produce Bedford trucks, Vauxhall cars, Allison transmission and off-highway equipments.

In 1994, General Motors India was incorporated as a 50-50 joint venture with C.K. Birla Group of Companies. In 1999 it became a fully owned subsidiary of General Motors when General Motors Overseas Corporation bought the remaining shares.

The existing General Motors plant was originally built by Hindustan Motors. In 1994 General Motors modernized it. The plant is located at Halol, near Vadodara, Gujarat.

The General Motors India models are

  • Opel Corsa
  • Corsa Sail
  • Chevrolet Forester
  • Chevrolet Optra
  • Chevrolet Tavera
  • Opel Vectra

General Motors In News

  • General Motors will launch its new compact car, Chevy Spark, in the first quarter of 2007.
  • General Motors launches Aveo; the first car among the three, which are supposed to be, launched in the first half of the year.
  • General Motor's drive into rural market will be powered by Aveo.

Last Updated on 1/2/2012