AmeriCredit, formerly AmeriCredit Corp., has been a leading provider of auto finance solutions for dealers and consumers in the U.S. since 1992. The company has established expertise in originating and servicing subprime auto loans, which include auto finance contracts originated by dealers and purchased by the company. On October 1, 2010, General Motors Company (GM) acquired AmeriCredit Corp. and changed the company's name to General Motors Financial Company, Inc. ("GM Financial"). GM Financial is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Motors. The company focuses on providing unique financing products to dealers in North America to support vehicle sales. The company operates under the GM Financial name when conducting business with GM dealers. The company operates under the AmeriCredit brand when conducting business with all other dealers.