Chevrolet is an American automobile division of the American manufacturer General Motors (GM). Louis Chevrolet and ousted General Motors founder William C. Durant started the company on November 3, 1911 as the Chevrolet Motor Car Company. Durant used the Chevrolet Motor Car Company to acquire a controlling stake in General Motors with a reverse merger occurring on May 2, 1918 and propelled himself back to the GM presidency.
1. Chevrolet is one of the world's largest automobile manufacturers, with annual sales of over 2 million vehicles in 140 countries.
2. Chevrolet offers a wide range of vehicles, from economy cars and family sedans to luxury SUVs and sports cars.
3. Chevrolet is a subsidiary of General Motors, one of the world's largest automakers.
Chevrolet was founded in 1911 by Louis Chevrolet and William C. Durant, who later became the president of General Motors. The company was acquired by GM in 1918.