Supplying General Motors - 2016 OEM Report

25 Mar, 2016, 09:10 ET from Research and Markets

DUBLIN, March 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

Dublin - Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7pl97v/supplying_general) has announced the addition of the "Supplying General Motors" company profile to their offering.


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In February 2016, General Motors Co. reported record profits for both the final quarter and the whole of 2015. Quarterly profit before interest reached USD2.8 billion, while net income over 2015 was USD9.7 billion. The OEM reported total global sales of 9.8m vehicles, the third consecutive year of increasing volumes and a year-on-year increase of 0.2%.

Supplying GM reviews what changes have been made throughout the company in order to lay a foundation for this plan-in-progress, primarily from the perspective of how the company is aiming to reposition itself from a global company split into regions, to a global company building global products. This coverage includes how production strategies are being put in place to maximise both local and global efficiencies, and how those facilities will fit into the new global structure. Additionally, the report details how GM will look to increase the role of a centralized purchasing office as it looks to put in place an increased number of global supply contracts in order to fully leverage the OEM's global buying power.

Further sections of the Supplying GM report cover such areas as the products, systems and materials General Motors is developing at a series of new technology centres around the world, the largest of which is based in China - now the carmaker's largest single market. The research details how this push for new technology will be of vital importance to GM as it attempts to win and maintain market share around the world, while the company learns' how to quickly incorporate and deliver these new technologies to eager customers.

General Motors is a company in transition. Supplying GM outlines and analyzes the changes and strategies being defined and implemented across the company as it looks to redefine itself in terms of efficiency, quality and cost, and what this will mean for GM as it looks to the future.

Key Topics Covered:

1. Overview

2. Product Strategy

3. Vehicle Platforms

4. Production Strategy

5. Purchasing Strategy

6. Supplier Selection

7. Global Sourcing

8. Pricing Policy

9. Quality Management

10. Technology

11. Forward Model Programmes

12. Interview

13. Supplier Relationship Survey

14. SWOT Analysis

15. Major Suppliers

16. Future Model Programmes by Nameplate

Companies Mentioned

- Buick
- Cadillac
- Chevrolet
- Opel

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