General Motors Corporate Responsibility Newsletter - March 2017
Chevrolet Bolt EV is 2017 MotorWeek Drivers’ Choice Award – Best Car of the Year
The 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV won the Motor Week Driver’s Choice Best of the Year award, accepted by Chevrolet Cars and Crossovers Marketing Director, Steve Majoros. The Bolt EV was praised for its long range, styling and price.
Maven Joins the City of Los Angeles in Expanding Sustainable Transportation Solutions
Maven, General Motors’ personal mobility brand, is working with the City of Los Angeles to evolve mobility and provide easier, more sustainable and more convenient options for Angelenos to navigate the city. Maven’s seamless car- sharing application complements Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti’s vision to leverage multi-modal transportation solutions to advance mobility and encourage more electric vehicles in the market.
Maven Launches City Car Sharing in Atlanta
Maven is expanding its offerings in Atlanta from the Lyft Express Drive program to now include Maven City car sharing. In 11 months, Maven has launched three products and has grown to 17 cities in the U.S. and Canada.
Cruze Diesel Sedan Sets 52-MPG Benchmark
The 2017 Cruze Diesel Sedan offers up to an EPA-estimated highway mileage of 52 mpg — the highest highway fuel economy of any non-hybrid/non-EV in America. Based upon the EPA highway estimate, Cruze Diesel with the six-speed manual transmission has an estimated range of up to 702 highway miles on one tank of diesel fuel.
Weave a Supply Web as a Bridge to the Circular Economy
A more sustainable future means advancing a circular economy – one that keeps material in use and creates jobs along the way. The way to get there lies in the collaboration of organizations of all sizes, in what we’re calling supply webs.
Birds, Frogs and Turtles Call General Motors’ Wetlands Home
Wetlands rank alongside rain forests and coral reefs when it comes to the world’s most productive ecosystems. In recognition of World Wetlands Day, several General Motors sites featuring or supporting wetlands share how they are working to increase biodiversity.
Chevrolet Winter Driving Tips
Driving in winter weather can be a challenge. And thanks to the recent prediction of one famous ground hog, we may be in store for several more weeks of cold and snow. The team at Chevy would like to remind drivers that there are some simple things that they can do to be ready and able to navigate the roads.
OUTREACH & IMPACT
GM’s Outreach Manager Believes Sustainability Stems from Collaboration
Over Mary Alice Kurtz’s 34-year career at General Motors, she has channeled her education and background in mechanical engineering and facility operations into a new passion: sustainability.
How to Help Young People Prepare for Careers in Sustainability
There’s a green shift happening in the workplace as sustainability- and conservation-focused jobs grow across all sectors. Pathways to these positions are constantly evolving, though, and it can be daunting for students to map out their career paths. Here are four steps students can take to help get that dream green job.