General Motors: CSR & Sustainability News

General Motors Company (GM) is a global automotive company. It develops, produces and markets cars, trucks and parts worldwide. GM also provides automotive financing services through General Motors Financial Company, Inc. General Motors Corporation, is an American multinational automotive corporation headquartered in Detroit, Michigan and the world’s second-largest automaker in 2010. For the first half of 2011, GM was the world’s largest automaker.

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3p Weekend: 8 New Electric Vehicles and Plug-Ins We Can’t Wait to Drive

EV production worldwide is projected to increase by 67 percent this year -- with some truly drool-worthy rides set to hit the market.…
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GM Opens LEED Gold Plant in Brazil

GM announced the opening last week, of its latest LEED Gold engine factory in Joinville, Brazil -- the first LEED Gold automotive plant…
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Grow Profits Using GM’s Waste Management Best Practices

How a business can grow its profits using GM's waste management best practices that are generating $1 billion a year for the car…
GM drops price of 2014 Chevy Volt by $5000

Chevy Volt Price Drop Hints At New Opportunity for Clean Fleets

GM announces that the price of the 2014 Chevy Volt will drop by $5,000, creating new "green fleet" opportunities for vehicle fleet owners…
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GM Announces Two New ‘Landfill-Free’ Sites in Asia

GM says it is on a mission to slash waste globally, with the two latest landfill-free facilities in Thailand and South Korea.
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Should GM Lose Sleep Over Tesla?

GM CEO Dan Akerson told Bloomberg last week the company is taking a look at Tesla Motors to gauge the Silicon Valley EV…
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GM Sustainability Report 2012: A Cautious and Futuristic View of the Auto Industry

This morning General Motors (GM) released its 2012 Sustainability Report, which covers electrification, waste and energy efficiency.
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GM and Honda Join Forces on Fuel Cell Vehicles

General Motors and Honda have decided to pool their considerable resources to bring a commercially viable fuel-cell vehicle to market by the end…
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Sierra Club Reviews Plug-in Hybrids

The Sierra Club releases its own guide to plug-in hybrids.
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GM Adds Its Muscle to BICEP’s Climate Change Message

When GM signed onto the Climate Declaration, it signaled a growing tension between the automotive and petroleum industries.
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Ford and GM to Join Forces On Fuel Efficient Transmission Systems

On Monday, Ford Motor Co. and General Motors (GM) inked an agreement that links both companies to develop next generation transmissions for cars…
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Via Motors Brings Electric Plug-in Heft to the Truck

Last week in Detroit, Via Motors unveiled the concept E-REV VTRUX, a retrofitted GM electric pick-up truck that gets 40 miles of range…
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Larger Corporate Presence Now the Reality in the Sharing Economy

The rise of the sharing economy, or collaborative consumption, means it has become far more mainstream, and therefore corporations are taking an interest.
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EV Review: New Chevrolet Spark EV Surprises with Powerful Torque and Road Handling

The Spark’s “green” credentials comes with performance that will shock many drivers with its powerful torque, spry road handling and entertainment options.
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GM’s Recycling Devision Now Generates $1B Annually

GM recently announced that it is ramping up its zero waste goals and now generates $1 billion a year from the reuse and…