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GM Named to Dow Jones Sustainability Index


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


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


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


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®


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


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


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.

GM Dealers Show Their Sustainability to Customers


Certain Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac dealerships across the U.S. are showing customers their environmental credentials as part of a new “Green Dealer Recognition” program.

Chevrolet Helps 11 Colleges Reduce Their Carbon Footprint


Chevrolet is purchasing carbon credits worth up to $5 million to help 11 colleges across the U.S. pay for energy efficiency-based carbon reductions and retiring the carbon credits to benefit the climate instead of using them to offset the emissions of Chevrolet vehicles or operations.

GM Wildlife Habitats Grow Across Globe


General Motors has received 15 certifications and three awards from the nonprofit Wildlife Habitat Council for establishing wildlife habitats and education programs at facilities in five countries, including the first certified program in China by any company.

70 GM Plants Meet ENERGY STAR® Challenge for Industry


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...

Corvette to Cave: Chevy Byproducts Give Homes to Bats


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


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.

GM Earns Perfect Scores for Climate Change Action


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’s Toledo Plant Recognized for Pollution Prevention


General Motors’ Toledo Transmission plant today received a national pollution prevention award for successful efforts to reduce its impact on the environment.

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Detroit-Made Chevrolet Impala Now For Sale in Korea

Chevrolet began taking pre-orders in Korea today for the Impala, the first time the brand is introducing a full-size sedan domestically.

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