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General Motors was formed in 1908 through the merger of several car manufacturers, including Buick and Cadillac. Today, the company’s business activities extend beyond the automotive sector to include interests in communications, finance, insurance, and locomotives.

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COMPANY HEADQUARTERS: 3135 Easton Turnpike, Fairfield, CT 06431
COMPANY WEB SITE: www.gm.com
2001 GROSS REVENUES: $177.3B
NUMBER OF EXMPLOYEES: 365,000
TYPES OF BUSINESS: Design, manufacturing and marketing of automobiles, trucks, locomotives and heavy-duty transmissions.
TYPES OF FEDERAL CONTRACTS: Design and manufacturing of defense systems, specifically armored vehicle transmissions and energy systems.

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