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Chevrolet Introduces Colorado Duramax Diesel


Oshawa, Ontario (Friday, July 31, 2015) – The fastest-selling truck in the market now offers an available turbo-diesel engine. The 2016 Chevrolet Colorado Duramax diesel takes midsize truck capability and efficiency to unprecedented levels.

GMC Canyon Expands Capability with New Duramax Diesel


Oshawa, Ontario (Thursday, July 30, 2015) – GMC introduced the 2016 Canyon diesel today – featuring an all-new powertrain that expands the Canyon’s already class-leading capabilities, including trailering capacity of up to 3,492 kilograms (7,700 lbs.).

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Today’s Kapuskasing Students Become Tomorrow’s Environmentally Aware Citizens Through Watershed Education Program


(Kapuskasing, Ontario) – On May 20, 2015, students from Kapuskasing District High School got their feet wet in environmental science as they worked to understand water quality issues in Kapuskasing.

GM Canada partners with Durham Sustain Ability in Durham Partners for Project Green Program


Oshawa, ON (April 23, 2015) – General Motors of Canada announced an agreement with local environmental non-profit group Durham Sustain Ability (DSA) to be one of its first partners as it re-launches its Durham Partners for Project Green (DPPG) program.

GM Canada Facilities Earn Wildlife Habitat Certification


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.

70 GM Plants Meet ENERGY STAR® Challenge for Industry


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.

Corvette to Cave: Chevy Byproducts Give Homes to Bats


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.

GM Expands Watershed Education Program


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.

CAMI Assembly Becomes Landfill-Free


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.

GM Earns Perfect Scores for Climate Change Action


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.

GM Outlines Efforts to Transform Transportation


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.

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GM Wildlife Habitat Helps the Blind Experience Nature


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.

GM Outlines Progress on Environmental Priorities


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.



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