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GMC – General Motors Corporation

General Motors Corporation is a long-familiar manufacturer of sport utility vehicles, vans, buses, trucks, motor homes, and military vehicles with its headquarters in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Founded by William C. Durant on September 16, 1908, GMC was originally meant to be a holding company for Buick. Later, the formation of the General Motors Trucks Company and the “GMC Truck” marque made GMC distinctive and put the manufacturer on the map. Their light-duty trucks include the 1988 Sierra, the 1991 Sonoma, and the 2004 Canyon.

GPS – Global Positioning System

This term refers to a navigation system of transmitting satellites that is used for determining geographic location. Originally, GPS was developed for United States military purposes to track and gauge locations at any point on or above the earth. The system works by detecting and deciding locations based on latitude and longitude of a ground receiver. GPS is often used in automobiles for driving direction and location destination guidance when driving.

GSM – Global system for mobile communication

This term refers to a standard mobile telephone system developed by the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) to digital. Launched in Finland in 1991, GSM provides mobile networks to more than 200 countries, primarily in Europe. GSM frequencies vary between 900 MHz and 1800 MHz, but most 3G networks in European countries run in the 2100 MHz frequency band.

GT – Gran Turismo or Gran Tourism

This term describes a high-performance Italian motor vehicle that is fashioned for driving long distance routes. A GT is a luxury car that has characteristics of a Sedan and a Sports car with a fixed roof, not a convertible style roof. The most common Gran Turismo model has two doors and usually a two seat arrangement; however, some GT styles have four seats.

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