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									        General Motors Company (GM) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis
                                     Review
        Reference Code: GDAUT293261FSA                                                                                         Publication Date: JUL 2012

          300 RENAISSANCE CENTER                             Phone              +1 313 5565000                  Revenue          150,276 (million USD)
          DETROIT, MI                                        Fax                +1 302 6555049                  Net Profit       9,190 (million USD)
          48265-3000                                         Website            www.gm.com                      Employees        209,000
                                                                                GM [New York Stock
          United States                                      Exchange                                           Industry         Automotive
                                                                                Exchange]

       Company Overview
       General Motors Company (GM) is an automotive manufacturing company. The company, along with its partners, designs, builds,
       and markets cars, trucks and spare parts around the world. GM’s brands include Chevrolet, Cadillac, Baojun, Buick, GMC,
       Holden, Isuzu, Jiefang, Opel, Vauxhall and Wuling. GM also provides automotive financing services through its subsidiary,
       General Motors Financial Company. The company sells cars and trucks to daily rental car companies, commercial fleet
       customers, leasing companies and governments directly or through a network of dealers. The company has operations in China,
       the US, Brazil, the UK, India, Germany, Canada and Russia.
       Key Executives                                                                SWOT Analysis
                      Name                                 Title                      General Motors Company, SWOT Analysis
         Daniel F. Akerson                   Chairman                                 Strengths                              Weaknesses
         Stephen J. Girsky                   Director
                                                                                      Strong Business Operations             Product Recalls
         David Bonderman                     Director
                                                                                      Expanded Geographic Position Dependence on Suppliers
         Erroll B. Davis, Jr.                Director
         E. Neville Isdell                   Director
        Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
                                                                                      Opportunities                          Threats
        Research, GlobalData
                                                                                      Capacity Expansion                     Competitive Pressures
       Share Data
                                                                                      Strategic Partnerships                 Emissions Control
         General Motors Company
        Share Price (USD) as on 02-Jul-                                19.57
        2012                                                                         Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
                                                                                     GlobalData
        EPS (USD)                                                        4.58
        Market Cap (million USD)                                      32,319
        Enterprise Value (million USD)                                40,440
        Shares Outstanding (million)                                   1,566
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
       Research, GlobalData

       Financial Performance                                                         Recent Developments
                                                                                      Jun 29, 2012         NYSDEC Issues Final Clean-up Plan For
                                                                                                           Former General Motors North Tarrytown
                                                                                                           Assembly Plant Site
                                                                                      Jun 20, 2012         ANSYS Works With General Motors, NREL
                                                                                                           And ESim To Improve Battery Design
                                                                                      Jun 18, 2012         GM To Install 350kW Solar Array At Orion
                                                                                                           Assembly Plant, US
                                                                                      Jun 12, 2012         DOE Announces New Investments In New
                                                                                                           Manufacturing Technologies
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary                 Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
       Research, GlobalData                                                          GlobalData




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       Table of Contents
       Table of Contents ............................................................................................................................................................................... 2
          List of Tables .................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
          List of Figures ................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
       Section 1 - About the Company.......................................................................................................................................................... 4
       General Motors Company - Key Facts ............................................................................................................................................... 4
       General Motors Company - Key Employees ...................................................................................................................................... 5
       General Motors Company - Key Employee Biographies .................................................................................................................... 7
       General Motors Company - Major Products and Services.................................................................................................................. 8
       General Motors Company - History .................................................................................................................................................... 9
       General Motors Company - Company Statement............................................................................................................................. 16
       General Motors Company - Locations And Subsidiaries .................................................................................................................. 19
          Head Office ................................................................................................................................................................................... 19
          Other Locations & Subsidiaries ..................................................................................................................................................... 19
       General Motors Company - Key Manufacturing Facilities................................................................................................................. 22
          Joint Venture................................................................................................................................................................................. 22
       Section 2 – Company Analysis ......................................................................................................................................................... 23
       General Motors Company - Business Description ............................................................................................................................ 23
       General Motors Company - Corporate Strategy ............................................................................................................................... 25
       General Motors Company - SWOT Analysis .................................................................................................................................... 26
          SWOT Analysis - Overview........................................................................................................................................................... 26
          General Motors Company - Strengths .......................................................................................................................................... 26
             Strength - Strong Business Operations ..................................................................................................................................... 26
             Strength - Expanded Geographic Position ................................................................................................................................ 26
             Strength - Chinese Joint Ventures ............................................................................................................................................ 26
          General Motors Company - Weaknesses ..................................................................................................................................... 27
             Weakness - Product Recalls ..................................................................................................................................................... 27
             Weakness - Dependence on Suppliers ..................................................................................................................................... 27
          General Motors Company - Opportunities .................................................................................................................................... 27
             Opportunity - Capacity Expansion ............................................................................................................................................. 27
             Opportunity - Strategic Partnerships ......................................................................................................................................... 28
             Opportunity - Emerging Markets ............................................................................................................................................... 28
          General Motors Company - Threats ............................................................................................................................................. 28
             Threat - Competitive Pressures ................................................................................................................................................. 28
             Threat - Emissions Control ........................................................................................................................................................ 28
             Threat - Lawsuits ....................................................................................................................................................................... 29
       General Motors Company - Key Competitors ................................................................................................................................... 30
       Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios ....................................................
								
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