The name General Electric came after the 1892 merger of Edison General Electric Company and Thomson-Houston Electric Company.
Since the company played a role in nuclear weapon production in the 1980's and 1990's, some people boycotted their products as a result of their disapproval.
It was one of the 12 original companies on the newly formed Dow Jones Industrial Average in 1896 and is still on the list today, 118 years later.
Is a company that specializes in the production and designing of cars that run on electricity.
Is a division of General Motors Company, known to specialize in the manufacture of military automobiles, SUVs, vans and trucks.
An American multinational manufacturer of medical devices, consumer and pharmaceutical goods.
An American multinational holding company.
A Swiss transnational food and beverage company.
Is an automobile manufacturer that is based in Japan and is now the sixth biggest worldwide as of the year 2011
Is a global company that deals with the designing, production and sale of equipment required for networking purposes.
Was a German physicist who was the first to show that electric current flows at the speed of light through a conductor.
Is a multinational American computer technology company that is headquartered in Round Rock, Texas.