Who Owns GMC?

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A common question we’re asked here at Big Star Buick GMC is, “Who owns GMC?” General Motors (GM) owns GMC (General Motors Truck Company). GM is an American auto manufacturer with a long reputation for producing high-quality heavy-duty pickup trucks and sport utility vehicles. GMC is under the GM umbrella alongside other top brands like Chevrolet and Buick. Where is GMC made? We dive into the details below. 

 

 

Where is GMC Made? 

Where is GMC made? The brand has its headquarters in Detroit, Michigan. However, GMC vehicles are produced across the country and in Canada as well. See where your favorites are made before exploring them in person near Houston. 

  • Fort Wayne Assembly Plant in Roanoke, Indiana – builds the Sierra
  • Arlington Assembly Plant in Arlington, Texas – builds the Yukon and Yukon XL
  • Lansing Delta Township Assembly Plant in Delta Township, Michigan – builds the Acadia
  • Shreveport Operations in Shreveport, Louisiana – builds the Canyon
  • Wentzville Assembly Plant in Wentzville, Missouri – builds the Savana
  • CAMI Assembly Plant in Ingersoll, Ontario, Canada – builds the Terrain

GMC History 

Now you know the answer to, “Who owns GMC?” Let’s now take a look at the brand’s journey to becoming one of the most iconic names in the automotive industry. 

  • Max Grabowsky founded the Rapid Motor Vehicle Company. The company developed some of the world’s first trucks. 
  • General Motors acquired Rapid Motor in 1909. This led to the beginnings of the General Motors Truck Company. 
  • The General Motors Truck Company debuted the first mass-produced truck in 1912. Over 22,000 were sold. 
  • The General Motors Truck Company became an important provider to the U.S. military during World War II and manufactured over 600,000 trucks for its use. 

Fun Fact: Did you know thatGMC and Chevrolet trucks are manufactured in the same plants using the same parts? While GMC and Chevy models share many similarities, their trims are different. 

See the GMC Lineup Up Close with Big Star Buick GMC

Now that you know about how GMC got its start, are you ready to experience your own piece of GMC history? Visit Big Star Buick GMC today to set up a test drive in your favorite model from the GMC line. You truly cannot go wrong with this striking array of SUVs and trucks for your daily drives in Channelview and Crosby. Contact us today with any questions. 

 

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