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Five Star Rating: GM Earns Fifth ENERGY STAR® Award

2016-03-28

General Motors earned its fifth U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year award for leadership in protecting the environment through superior energy efficiency. The company continues to find ways to cut energy each year and reduced energy by 5.6 percent per vehicle in 2015 at its U.S. manufacturing plants.

GM’s Distribution and IT Centers Star in Energy Efficiency

2016-03-02

Eleven General Motors facilities have earned ENERGY STAR® certification for superior energy efficiency from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. These buildings, which include seven parts distribution centers, a global headquarters office and three IT innovation office centers, have optimized their buildings to leave a smaller carbon footprint.

Shoe Soles and Rag Washing Helps Drive GM Global Zero Waste Progress

2015-12-16

Making shoe soles and washing solvent-drenched rags instead of discarding disposables are two ways General Motors is approaching its aspirational goal of becoming a zero waste manufacturer.

Wind Energy to Power GM’s Texas Assembly Plant

2015-12-10

General Motors’ Arlington Assembly plant will soon be able to build up to 125,000 trucks a year using wind power from turbines whose blades span the length of a football field in diameter.

Solar Array at Corvette Plant Drives GM to Lead in Solar Energy Use

2015-12-01

General Motors leads the automotive industry in solar energy use in the United States, according to the Solar Means Business report released by the Solar Energy Industries Association.

GM Moves Closer To Biodiversity Goal

2015-11-13

Over the sounds of the assembly plant building the all-new 2016 Chevrolet Cruze, employees at General Motors’ Gunsan plant in South Korea can hear cicadae singing from rescued trees that first sprouted more than a century ago.

General Motors and DTE Energy Partner on Solar Array

2015-10-19

General Motors is partnering with DTE Energy to build a new 800-kilowatt solar array at its Warren Transmission plant that will be GM’s largest solar installation in Michigan.

GM Dealers Test the Waters of Environmental Education

2015-10-13

General Motors dealers are getting their feet wet in environmental science as a part of the company’s growing watershed education program.

GM Named to Dow Jones Sustainability Index

2015-09-11

General Motors has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index, the leading global benchmark for corporate sustainability. GM is the only automaker to make the list in North America.

GM Plant Sets Standard for Environmental Stewardship

2015-08-18

Toledo Transmission – a General Motors facility that sends no waste to landfills and is home to Ohio’s largest rooftop solar array – is being recognized by the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency for setting a high standard of environmental stewardship.

Used Chevrolet Volt Batteries Help Power New IT Building

2015-06-16

What happens to the batteries that power Chevrolet Volt extended-range electric cars when their useful life is done? Five of them are helping keep the lights on at the new General Motors Enterprise Data Center at its Milford Proving Ground.

Spark EV Motor Plant Fueled by Green, Clean Energy

2015-05-18

Chevrolet recently began selling the Spark EV to Maryland commuters able to take advantage of the state’s robust charging infrastructure. Now the car’s electric motor and drive unit are being manufactured in Maryland under a rooftop solar array in a newly LEED-certified building.

GM Earns Top Honors from EPA ENERGY STAR®

2015-04-06

General Motors earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s 2015 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year award for Sustained Excellence for leadership in protecting the environment through superior energy efficiency. GM also received the ENERGY STAR Climate Communications award.

EPA Recognizes Chevrolet with Climate Leadership Award

2015-02-24

Chevrolet’s efforts to help U.S. colleges further reduce their carbon footprint earned a Climate Leadership Award for Innovative Partnerships from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Center for Corporate Climate Leadership.

Wind Power to Debut on GM’s Renewable Energy Roster

2015-02-17

General Motors for the first time is procuring wind to power its manufacturing operations, enabling one of its Mexico facilities’ electricity needs to be run mostly on renewable energy. This addition of 34 megawatts of wind power allows GM to achieve its corporate goal of renewable energy use four years early.

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GM Reports First-Quarter Net Income of $2.0 Billion

General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) today announced first-quarter net income to common stockholders of $2.0 billion or $1.24 per diluted share, compared to $0.9 billion or $0.56 per diluted share a year ago. Earnings per share diluted-adjusted for special items was a first-quarter record at $1.26, up 47 percent compared to the first quarter of 2015.

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