Leaner, stronger body is foundation for a nimbler, safer driving experience
DETROIT, May 22, 2017 /3BL Media/ — Crossovers become more agile when they drop some weight. For the redesigned 2018 Equinox, shedding nearly 400 pounds —approximately 10 percent of its mass — pays dividends in a nimbler, more responsive and more refined driving experience. Combined with this weight loss, the all-new body was designed and optimized for top safety ratings.
One owner drives 310 miles in single, continuous trip
DETROIT, April 25, 2017 /3BL Media/ — Chevrolet reported today that 3,492 Bolt EV owners in the United States have driven a cumulative 4,570,300 miles as of April 2, 2017 since the vehicle went on sale in December 2016. These all-electric miles have resulted in more than 175,000 gallons of fuel saved based on the average EPA-estimated 26 mpg for 2017 vehicles in the U.S.
Each year we continue to make progress and chip away at our carbon footprint, reducing the environmental impact of our vehicles and operations while maximizing the positive impact we make in the communities where we live and work.
From electrifying vehicles and finding a second useful life for waste to protecting threatened species and engaging colleges in a vision for a clean energy future, we’ve had plenty of great stories to tell this year. Here are our 15 favorites from 2015.
Many of the products and services we use are a statement of our values – it’s a reflection of who we are. Drivers of the Chevrolet Malibu with stop/start technology know they chose an efficient ride that gets up to 36 mpg on the highway. In recognition of World Environment Day coming up on June 5, we’re sharing some of the other lesser-known aspects of this sedan that appeal to those living an environmentally conscious lifestyle.
Watch and listen as members of our sustainability team explain the work we've done -- and the work we're doing -- to reduce our environmental impact.
We talk a lot about the environment on this blog. After all, it is a sustainability blog.
But sometimes words just don’t cut it. You, the reader, need a visual; something that stimulates your occipital lobe.
So we created a video that showcases the sustainability team you’ve come to know and love, and we added a few things to punch it up. We think after you watch it you’ll come away with a greater understanding of how we operate at GM.
General Motors Corporate Responsibility Newsletter
GM Helps Veterans Shift Gears to Civilian Life
General Motors, the U.S. Army and Raytheon Company are teaming up to provide eligible transitioning Army soldiers with skills to become service technicians at GM dealerships after they return to civilian life.
Facing an automotive industry that is unsustainable in its current form, General Motors is restructuring its global vehicle portfolio, rethinking manufacturing and collaborating with unlikely partners to advance the industry. The company is working to transform transportation and describes its efforts in its latest sustainability report.
General Motors Corporate Responsibility Newsletter March 2014
HEADLINE Chevy Buys Carbon Credits from U.S. Colleges Going Green Chevrolet is investing in clean energy efficiency initiatives of U.S. colleges and universities through its voluntary carbon-reduction initiative. The brand helped develop a formula where campuses can earn money for certain upgrades that reduce greenhouse gas emissions.