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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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…
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GM Scrap Becomes Coats For Detroit’s Homeless

GM scrap ends up as the source of material for coats that keep Detroit's homeless warm during the frigid winter months.
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3 Thoughts for GM While It Halts Chevy Volt Production (Again)

August was an all time record month for the Chevy Volt. Yet, apparently the sales of the Volt are still not strong enough…
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GM on Target to Meet Solar Energy Commitments

General Motors (GM) announced a commitment last year to double its solar use from its current 30 megawatts (MW) to 60 MW by…
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General Motors Installs 8.15 MW Solar Array in Germany

GM's newest success is the installment of an 8.15 MW solar array on the rooftop of one of its Adam Opel AG plants…
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GM Sees No Grounds to Throw Coffee Away

GM employees, led by its manager of waste reduction John Bradburn, are doing their part to divert waste from landfill. Watch for coffee…
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4 Reasons GM is Investing in Car-Sharing

It looks like GM is playing an important role in the growth of RelayRides, which announced earlier this month that it is expanding…
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GM Receives Award for Waste-Management Progress

General Motors received an award for its innovative approach to waste management.
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