General Motors Companyחברת ג'נרל מוטורס
A multinational corporation that designs, manufactures and markets cars, trucks, and automobile parts. The company markets its vehicles under the brand names of Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC, Opel, Holden, and Vauxhall.
Company's Chevrolet Grumman vans are being used as baggage scanner vehicles in several Israeli military checkpoints in the occupied West Bank. The mobile Chevrolet scanning vans were documented in Huwara, Hamra and Nilin checkpoints. Back in 2004, these vans were also used as baggage scanners for the belongings of family members visiting Palestinian political prisoners detained in the Ktziot prison.
General Motors official distributer in the Israeli Market - UMI, licensed a garage located in the settlement industrial zone of Mishor Edomim to provide service for General Motors brands. The garage - Tzarfati Car Services has a record of employing Palestinian workers in exploitative conditions.
Major GM shareholders include Harris Associates (4.78%), Vanguard Group (4.18%), Franklin Resources (3.65%), State Street Corporation (3.51%), JP Morgan Chase & Company (3.41%), Berkshire Hathaway (2.55%), Capital Research Global Investors (2.47%), and BlackRock Institutional Trust Company (2.29%).
The company operates from 100 locations in the U.S, 15 in Canada and holds facilities in 61 countries.
Universal Motoros Israel is the formal local distributer of the company.
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