General Motors

General Motors (GM) is a US carmaker that was the world’s biggest, although Toyota is challenging it for the title. It was hard hit by the global financial crisis, needing a government bailout, but emerged from chapter 11 reorganisation in 2009, and held an initial public offering in 2010. It returned to profit in 2011.

SUV sales will outpace sedans on China’s roads, carmakers say

SUVs to outpace sedans in China sales, carmakers say

Sports utility vehicles (SUVs) are the fastest-growing category of new cars on Chinese roads, attracting every major marque to throw their design, development and marketing resources behind this segment in the world’s largest vehicle market.