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2018 Equinox: Doing More with Less

Leaner, stronger body is foundation for a nimbler, safer driving experience
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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.

Bolt EV Owners Drive 4.5 Million Miles

One owner drives 310 miles in single, continuous trip
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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.  

V2V Safety Technology Now Standard on Cadillac CTS Sedans

Summary: 
  • Cadillac V2V Lays Groundwork for a Safer Future
     
  • Technology handles up to 1,000 messages per second
     
  • Complements robust suite of available active safety features
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  • Cadillac V2V Lays Groundwork for a Safer Future
     
  • Technology handles up to 1,000 messages per second
     
  • Complements robust suite of available active safety features

Top 15 GM Sustainability Stories of 2015

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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.

Inside Chevrolet Malibu’s Environmental Backstory

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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.

Video: General Motors Environment 101

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.
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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 - August 2014

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General Motors Corporate Responsibility Newsletter

August 2014

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.

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General Motors Corporate Responsibility Newsletter - May/June/July 2014

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GM Outlines Efforts to Transform Transportation

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 - April 2014

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General Motors Corporate Responsibility Newsletter

April 2014

GM First LEED Gold Automotive Plant in South America

General Motors Corporate Responsibility Newsletter - March 2014

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General Motors Corporate Responsibility Newsletter
March 2014

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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.

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