Over the last several years, General Motors has made considerable progress towards realizing our vision of a world with zero crashes, zero emissions and zero congestion. Those efforts were advanced recently with three key announcements over a brief, seven-day period:
SHANGHAI, September 15, 2017 /3BL Media/ – General Motors Chairman and CEO Mary Barra hosted a press conference today in Shanghai to discuss GM’s road map for the future of personal mobility. The company’s goal is to address the challenges such as crashes, pollution and congestion that have come with growing urbanization.
According to Barra, “By working together, we can solve these challenges and deliver safer, better and more sustainable transportation solutions for all of our customers.”
By Mary Barra, Chairman and CEO, General Motors Co.
We can’t completely predict what our world will look like 25 years from now, but we constantly study trends so that we can anticipate the rapid changes taking place in our industry. Twenty-five years from now, it is estimated that:
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General Motors engineers are diligently working to make vehicles lighter, focusing on customer needs and increasing vehicle performance. Ten recently launched Buick, GMC, Chevrolet and Cadillac vehicles have lost an average of 350 pounds as a result, and these efforts help GM reduce its environmental footprint. The annual carbon emissions avoided from this weight loss is about equal to saving 28 million gallons of fuel.
First-of-its kind-feature to be offered on more than 20 2017 and 2018 Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet and GMC models
DETROIT, December 6, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Rear Seat Reminder, an industry-first feature designed to remind drivers to check the back seat as they exit their vehicles under certain circumstances, will be offered across many Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet and GMC vehicles by the 2018 model year.
The system monitors rear door usage to remind drivers to check their rear seats before walking away from their vehicles.