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Research & Development
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Lab is working to improve automotive safety
with advanced technology.
Putting Ideas to the Test
At GM Global Research & Development, innovation and market responsiveness are rooted in both our history and our new direction. How does GM R&D carry on the tradition? By sensing the needs of diverse people around the globe and responding with imagination.
As GM’s global research arm, R&D is where ideas are developed and put into action. If you’re looking for the opportunity to generate big ideas and envision the transportation needs and solutions of the future, this is definitely the place to launch your career.
GM Global R&D was the world’s first automotive research center. It was organized in 1920 by inventor Charles F. Kettering. Headquartered in Warren, Michigan, today it comprises a network of laboratories, science offices and collaborative relationships spanning dozens of countries around the world.
Growth is second nature to our innovation pathway. Headquartered in Warren, Michigan, GM Global R&D encompasses 13 laboratories in eight lab facilities, eight science offices and collaborative relationships in countries around the globe.