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GM's Mary Barra on Sustainable Business & Moving Humanity Forward

An exclusive look at her vision for The Next 25 Years
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by Mary Barra, Chairman and CEO, General Motors Company [recently named The Most Powerful Women in Business 2017 by Fortune ]

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:

GM Intensifies Push to Train Young People for Jobs of the Future

Partners with four new nonprofits to increase STEM engagement among students, teachers
Summary: 
  • GM develops unique approach to identify and solve STEM challenges, develop partnerships and measure social outcomes
  • Goals: More STEM degrees in high-demand areas, more women and underrepresented minorities succeeding in STEM fields, and more teacher training 
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  • GM develops unique approach to identify and solve STEM challenges, develop partnerships and measure social outcomes
  • Goals: More STEM degrees in high-demand areas, more women and underrepresented minorities succeeding in STEM fields, and more teacher training 

General Motors Sustainability Newsletter - June 2017

Newsletter
Highlights from GM’s Latest Sustainability Report
General Motors’ sustainability approach enables the company to serve its customers and shareholders, increase operational efficiency, mitigate risk and improve the communities where it does business. GM summarizes its impact in its annual sustainability report at gmsustainability.com.

Maven, One of the Fastest-Growing Mobility Brands in North America, Expands New York City Operations

Maven has launched in 17 cities, offers three products for mobility solutions and is bringing elevated car sharing to New York City
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  • Maven’s mobility brand now offers three unique consumer and business products, including Maven Gig.
  • Maven is expanding operations in New York City with more than 80 Maven City car-sharing vehicles available throughout Manhattan for hourly or daily reservations.
  • More than 125 million miles have been driven across all Maven products.

Maven Introduces Reserve, a New Monthly Offering for Members

A frictionless, on-demand transportation option is available in Los Angeles and San Francisco
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  • Flexible pricing now includes hourly, daily and monthly options.
  • Initial Maven Reserve vehicles include the Chevrolet Tahoe and extended-range electric Chevrolet Volt.
  • Maven members in L.A. on average reserve cars for longer than in any other market.

Maven Joins the City of Los Angeles in Expanding Sustainable Transportation Solutions

Maven to expand L.A. car-sharing and ridesharing services by introducing the Chevrolet Bolt Electric Vehicle to the fleet
Summary: 

FACTS

  • Starting in Los Angeles, Maven is collaborating with cities and municipalities to co-create smart transportation options that aim to enhance mobility, create jobs and ease parking and congestion.
  • Once fully deployed, more than 100 Bolt EVs will be available in Maven Los Angeles.
  • Bolt EV in Maven Los Angeles allows for nearly 250,000 all-electric miles per month.
  • Since launching in October 2016, Maven City car sharing in Los Angeles has seen an average of 56 percent member growth month-over-month.
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FACTS

  • Starting in Los Angeles, Maven is collaborating with cities and municipalities to co-create smart transportation options that aim to enhance mobility, create jobs and ease parking and congestion.
  • Once fully deployed, more than 100 Bolt EVs will be available in Maven Los Angeles.
  • Bolt EV in Maven Los Angeles allows for nearly 250,000 all-electric miles per month.
  • Since launching in October 2016, Maven City car sharing in Los Angeles has seen an average of 56 percent member growth month-over-month.

Maven Launches City Car Sharing in Atlanta

Members can expand their personal mobility by reserving vehicles for hourly or daily rates
Summary: 
  • Fuel and insurance are included
  • No application or membership fees
  • Mobile app to locate, reserve and unlock vehicle
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  • Fuel and insurance are included
  • No application or membership fees
  • Mobile app to locate, reserve and unlock vehicle

Are Carmakers Ready for the Urban Mobility Revolution?

The way people get from place to place is changing in big ways, and auto companies are adapting their global strategies to stay ahead.
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By 2035, more than 60% (pdf) of the world’s population are projected to be urban dwellers. That could result in denser cities, more competition for housing and added congestion caused by cars.

GM Outlines Plans to Capitalize on Future of Personal Mobility

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MILFORD, Mich., October 1, 2015 /3BL Media/ – General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) CEO Mary Barra and her leadership team today outlined the company’s plans to capitalize on the future of personal mobility by owning the customer relationship beyond the vehicle, building upon nearly two decades of connectivity leadership.

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