General Motors was founded in 1908 by William C. Durant in Detroit, Michigan.
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General Motors India Private Limited is a joint venture of General Motors and Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation. In India, its operations started in 1928 but then discontinued in 1954. It had tie-ups with Hindustan motors to produce cars, trucks, and off-road equipments. The global product portfolio includes automobiles, commercial vehicles and automobile parts. It currently offers beat, spark, beat diesel, Sail, Sail-UVA, Cruze, Tavera, Captiva and Enjoy. It also has a vehicle design studio in India which was set-up at Bengaluru in the year 2007. GM employees 216000 employees worldwide and the CEO of the company is Mary Barra.