DETROIT – Three General Motors’ buildings are being recognized for superior performance in the EPA’s 2012 ENERGY STAR National Building Competition: Battle of the Buildings.
FLINT, Mich. – Two days after announcing plans to purchase the first Durant-Dort Carriage Company factory in Flint, the automaker presented Flint city leaders with $10,000 to purchase and plant trees this spring on the nearby Chevy in the Hole manufacturing site.
DETROIT – General Motors is the first automaker among 40 major U.S. companies to sign a “Climate Declaration,” collectively asserting that responding to climate change is good business.
NEW YORK – The 2014 Chevrolet Spark EV is the industry benchmark in retail electric vehicle efficiency with a combined city/highway EPA estimated range of 82 miles when fully charged and an EPA-estimated combined city/highway 119 MPGe fuel economy equivalent.
DETROIT – General Motors is transforming corporate lands at its global facilities into tailored areas for wildlife habitats. Together with the Wildlife Habitat Council, dozens of companies, including GM, are foregoing cement buildings for a different sort of structure: the kind that house animals.
DETROIT – General Motors has been recognized for its environmental leadership by the Society of Plastic Engineers with an award acknowledging the company’s successful zero-waste program.
DETROIT – General Motors earned the highest recognition a corporation can receive from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency – its 2013 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence award for energy management.
DETROIT – Most Chevrolet Malibu customers say they want to know just how green their car is, regardless of its exterior color. Now they can find out what was done to reduce its environmental impact from an at-a-glance EcologicTM window label.
DETROIT – The Detroit Audubon Society today recognized General Motors for its continued participation in a program that helps birds avoid crashing into illuminated buildings during migratory night flights.
DETROIT – General Motors is now a member of the Solar Energy Industries Association, joining other renewable energy advocates supporting a strong U.S. solar industry.
WASHINGTON – General Motors, in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Energy, is joining 12 other companies as founding Partners of the DOE’s Workplace Charging Challenge. The goal is to increase the number of employers with workplace charging tenfold within five years.
DETROIT – Chevrolet is supporting a project to help long-haul truckers avoid idling during rest breaks at truck stops through a technology that maintains a comfortable cabin temperature and powers a TV, laptop or microwave without emitting the carbon dioxide emissions that come from engine idling.
DETROIT – GDC, Inc., a Tier One component supplier based in Goshen, Ind., is being recognized with the General Motors Environmental Excellence Award for its consistent collaboration in supplying recycled-content parts and contributing to community-based stewardship and recycling initiatives.
DETROIT – General Motors now has 54 facilities meeting a voluntary energy reduction challenge set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency – more than any company worldwide. GM saves $90 million in energy costs as a result.
LOCKPORT, N.Y. – General Motors’ Components Holdings Lockport plant is the automaker’s 103rd facility to achieve landfill-free status, reusing, recycling or converting to energy all waste from its daily operations.
BEKASI, INDONESIA – Amidst the colorful textiles and inspirational music of a lively Indonesian celebration, General Motors (GM) today marked the opening of the Bekasi manufacturing facility.