August 22, 2014 8:13 AM ET


Company Overview of General Motors South Africa

Company Overview

Delta Motor Corporation manufactures and markets automotive products. The company offers a range of brands such as Opel corsa, Opel Astra, Isuzu LCV, Isuzu RV, Isuzu Trucks, Suzuki Grand Vitara, Opel Zafira, Opel Omega, and Astra Caravan. Delta was founded in 1987 and is based in Sunninghill, South Africa. As per the transaction announced on January 21, 2004, Delta Motor Corporation is a subsidiary of General Motors Company.

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Sunninghill,  2157

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Founded in 1987


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Key Executives for General Motors South Africa

Vice President of Operations
Vice-President of Vehicle Assembly Operations
Vice President of Global Purchasing and Supply Chain
Age: 55
Vice President of Vehicle Sales
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

General Motors South Africa Key Developments

General Motors South Africa Launches Opel Adam and Opel Mokka

General Motors South Africa, a subsidiary of General Motors Corporation has launched its Opel Adam and Opel Mokka in South Africa. Both new models will be launched in South Africa in 2015 as part of a global product offensive by Opel, which will see the German brand introduce 27 new vehicles and 17 engines in applicable markets by 2018. The Opel Adam is a sub-compact hatchback, while the Mokka is a sub-compact SUV.

GM Halts South African Plants as Strike Turns Violent

General Motors halted production at their South African plants as a strike by more than 220,000 metalworkers disrupted car-component maker and turned violent. Police arrested 26 people on July 4, 2014 after several incidents of attacks, intimidation and vandalism at factories around Johannesburg. Wage talks failed after the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) rejected an improved offer from the Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of Southern Africa. It follows a five-month strike by more than 70,000 platinum miners that caused the economy to contract in the first quarter of the year.

General Motors South Africa Appoints Brain Olson as Vice President of Vehicle Sales, Service and Marketing

General Motors South Africa announced the appointment of Brian Olson into the position of Vice president of Vehicle Sales, Service and Marketing (VSSM) for the company's operations in South Africa. He takes over from Malcolm Gauld. Brian Olson who is currently Retail Network Development Manager for Chevrolet Europe will succeed him in the role from 1 October 2013 and will report direct to Ian Nicholls, Vice President of GM South Africa Operations.

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