General Motors has played a pivotal role in the global auto industry for over 100 years. From Buick horseless carriages to technological marvels like the Chevrolet Volt, GM's products and innovations have always excelled at putting the world on wheels. GM continues to develop innovative technologies to shape the auto industry's future. GM is expanding its leadership in vehicle electrification with advancements in batteries, electric motors, and power controls, and in high-volume, fuel-saving technologies with direct injection, variable valve timing, turbo-charging, six-speed transmissions, diesel engines, and improved aerodynamics. GM is passionate about designing, building, and selling the world's best vehicles.