Daewoo | Daewoo or the Daewoo Group was a major South Korean "chaebol" (conglomerate). It was founded on 22 March 1967 as Daewoo Industrial and was dismantled by the Korean government in 1999. Prior to the Asian Financial Crisis of 1998, Daewoo was the second largest conglomerate in Korea after Hyundai Group, followed by LG Group and Samsung Group. There were about 20 divisions under the Daewoo Group, some of which survive today as independent companies.
Daewoo Motor Co., Ltd.
Daewoo Motor Co.,Ltd. was founded when the Daewoo Group purchased Saehan Motor in 1978, but the Daewoo Motor name appeared only in 1983.
General Motors has been moving to rebadge Daewoo cars as models for many brands, including Chevrolet, Buick, Pontiac, Holden, and Suzuki. The GM Daewoo nameplate was kept only for South Korea and Vietnam until 2011. Daewoo Commercial Vehicles Division was sold to Tata Motors of India. - Car Review