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Numerous General Motors Corp. purchasing agents used to buy different versions of the same component from multiple suppliers. Today, one manager based in the region listed below oversees purchasing for a single component on a global basis. GM has 112 so-called Global Creativity Teams – 80 in the U.S., the rest elsewhere.

Brazil

  • Compressors
  • Resin

Canada

  • Batteries
  • Labels
  • Owner’s Portfolio

China

  • Emblems/Decals
  • Radios/Displays
  • Small/Medium Iron Castings

Germany

  • Accessory Drive components
  • Clutches
  • Converters
  • Engine Management Systems
  • Glass
  • Halfshafts
  • Lighting
  • Locksets/Latches
  • PTC
  • Seat Components
  • Turbo/Superchargers
  • Valvetrain
  • Vehicle Information Displays
  • Wheels/Wheel Trim

India

  • Forgings

Mexico

  • Antennas/Cables
  • Control Heads
  • Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning Systems
  • Seatbelts
  • Speakers/Amplifiers

South Korea

  • Tools/Cables

Spain

  • Fasteners
  • Rubber Sealing

Sweden

  • Regulators

United States

  • 80 Remaining Creativity Teams