Inside General Motors - Sourcing and technology strategy

Inside General Motors - Sourcing and technology strategy

Publication Date: 17-Oct-2019

An in-depth analysis of the current and future production strategies of General Motors, with focus on mapping the key components it uses as well as the suppliers that provide them. This is in addition to insight regarding GM's technological developments and direction, including that of its automated driving Cruise venture and its upcoming BEV3 electrified platform.

Beyond Tier-1 supplier details, the report outlines the OEM’s sourcing process, namely that of its One Cost Model and the implications of this policy for existing and prospective contractors. GM’s levels of rightsizing, cost reduction and vertical integration are also discussed.

Report summary
IHS Markit definitions
Company and sales performance

Production strategy
Component sharing and platforms
Supplier parks
Levels of vertical integration

Purchasing organization
Supplier selection
Global sourcing
Cost reduction strategies

Technological positioning
Research and development organization
Connected car
Lightweighting and materials
Traditional powertrain

OEM prospects
Potential supplier profile
Major suppliers

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