Since then GM has grown through various acquisitions and expansions and is Canada's largest manufacturing company. From 1942 until the end of WWII, civilian AUTOMOBILE production was suspended so that the company could manufacture tanks, machine guns and other military equipment. In 1995 GM had sales of $30.77 billion, assets of $10.9 billion and almost 35 000 employees. General Motors Corp of Detroit holds 100% of the shares.
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My Eighty Years on Wheels
This autobiography by R. S. McLaughlin provides intriguing details about his personal life and his role as one of Canada's leading industrialists. From the website for General Motors.
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