OSHAWA, Ont. – General Motors of Canada’s St. Catharines Powertrain and Kapuskasing Test Centre facilities have been recognized by the Wildlife Habitat Council for enhancing biodiversity at their facilities and engaging community partners to promote wildlife conservation and education. The plants received a Wildlife at Work certification for Kapuskasing’s Cold Weather Development Centre and for St. Catharines Powertrain facility.
DETROIT – Fourteen General Motors plants around the world achieved the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s ENERGY STAR® Challenge for Industry, collectively cutting energy intensity by an average of 17 percent. The new achievers, which include a foundry and assembly plants, bring GM to an industry-leading total of 70.
DETROIT (Wednesday, October 29, 2014) – An adhesive used in production of the 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray may help preserve a threatened bat species in North America.
OSHAWA, Ont. – General Motors launched its watershed education program in seven new communities across Canada this year, the largest international expansion in the initiative’s 25-year history. The GM Global Rivers Environmental Education Network (GREEN) now comprises 53 GM facilities, including all of the company’s U.S. and Canadian manufacturing plants.
OSHAWA – Eleven more General Motors facilities have achieved landfill-free status. The running total is 122 manufacturing and non-manufacturing operations spanning Asia, Europe, and South and North America that recycle, reuse or convert to energy all waste from daily operations. CAMI Assembly, in Ingersoll, ON, is one of the new landfill-free facilities. GM Canada’s St Catharines Powertrain facility has been landfill-free since 2008.
OSHAWA, Ont. – General Motors for the first time achieved perfect scores on both climate change data disclosure and performance submitted to CDP, the world’s only global environmental disclosure system.
OSHAWA – Facing an automotive industry that is unsustainable in its current form, General Motors is restructuring its global vehicle portfolio, rethinking manufacturing and collaborating with unlikely partners to advance the industry.
BALTIMORE, Md. – Among the features of a wildlife habitat behind the General Motors Canada Limited headquarters building is a 490 metre long trail designed to help the visually impaired better experience the preserve’s natural beauty.
DETROIT – General Motors today reaffirmed its commitment to further reduce the energy used and the environmental impacts of building and operating an automobile, detailing product goals and tracking progress toward its 2020 manufacturing priorities in its 2012 Sustainability Report.
DETROIT – Paddle shifters take on new meaning in the Cadillac ELR, the brand’s first electric vehicle with extended range capability that goes on sale in early 2014.
Oshawa, Ontario (May 18, 2012) – With this weekend being the official start to the summer long weekend season, Chevrolet is reminding consumers of some easy ways to maintain their vehicles and drive smarter to help improve fuel efficiency and save money at the pump.
BEIJING – General Motors showed the company’s vision of the Chevrolet EN-V 2.0 concept at Auto China 2012 today. It is an evolved design of the company’s revolutionary mobility concept revealed at World Expo 2010 Shanghai.
Oshawa, Ont. (March 22, 2012) – Chevrolet and GMC announced details of General Motors’ bi-fuel 2013 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra 2500 HD extended cab pickup trucks. Fleet and retail consumers can place orders late this year.
SHANGHAI – General Motors and its joint ventures sold 261,072 vehicles in China during February, setting a new record for the month. Sales increased 1.3 percent from the same month last year.