Gm Dealer of the Year Awards at New York City

by : Iver Penn

General Motors' executives will be in New York City this week to honor this year's "GM Dealer of the Year" winners with the 2006 Jack Smith Leadership Award. The winners were chosen out from more than 7,000 GM dealers across the country which is considered to be the largest dealer network in the nation. Only 115 dealers nationwide will earn this prestigious award in recognition for their continued dedication to sales excellence, customer satisfaction and community involvement.

According to Rick Wagoner, GM Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, "The Leadership Award received by our very best dealer partners today recognizes their superior performance and innovative leadership. We thank them for their extraordinary contributions to our business, and their dedication to our customers and communities."

The chosen dealers will receive the 2006 Jack Smith Leadership Award which is named after Jack Smith, the retired GM Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and founder of the honorary program.

The award to be given is a Steuben crystal obelisk which embodies the ultimate dealer achievement at General Motors. GM CEO Rick Wagoner along with other senior company officers will be presenting the awards at the ceremony that will be held at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City.

About GM
General Motors or GM for short is the previous number one largest automaker in the world unfortunately due to the first sales quarter of 2007 that the company obtained it dropped down to second place lagging behind its Japanese competitor Toyota Motors.

GM was founded in 1908 in Flint Michigan and from then on has employed over 284,000 people around the world. Its global headquarters is at the Renaissance Center in Detroit Michigan USA. GM manufactures its cars and trucks in its facilities found in 33 countries. The company sold trucks and cars under the following brands namely Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Daewoo, GMC, Holden, Hummer, Opel, Pontiac, Saab, Saturn, and Vauxhall. GM is also the majority shareholder in GM Daewoo Auto &Technology Co. of South Korea and has had collaborative ventures with Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation of China.

GM parts like and accessories are sold under GM Performance parts, GM Goodwrench, and ACDelco brand through GM Service and Parts Operations that supplies GM dealerships and distributors' world wide.