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Cabins, Campfires and STEM

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The warm summer months bring back fond memories. For some of us, the fondest include leaving our families for weeks at a time to head off to summer camp.

Recently, Will Dickson, iHub University Innovation champion and MIT lead talent scout for General Motors, had the opportunity to do just that at the National Youth Science Camp (NYSC) in Bartow, West Virginia.

Minimizing Distracted Driving Through Partnerships

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According to the World Health Organization, about 1.25 million people are killed and millions more are injured on the world’s roadways each year. Research has shown that distracted driving is a preventable contributor to this toll. As we work toward our vision of a future with zero crashes, we are always looking for more ways General Motors can collaborate with others committed to creating safe roads for drivers.

GM’s Vision Drives Value for the Company, Communities and Future Mobility

2017 Sustainability Report highlights business strategy and results
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DETROIT, June 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Sustainability is integral to General Motors’ business strategy and core to the company’s global operations, as demonstrated in its latest Sustainability Report (gmsustainability.com) released today.

Honda Partners on General Motors’ Next Gen Battery Development

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DETROIT and TOKYO, June 11, 2018 /3BL Media/ - General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) and Honda (NYSE: HMC) announced an agreement for new advanced chemistry battery components, including the cell and module, to accelerate both companies’ plans for all-electric vehicles. The next-generation battery will deliver higher energy density, smaller packaging and faster charging capabilities for both companies’ future products, mainly for the North American market.

SoftBank and GM Join Forces on Large-Scale AV Deployment

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In the next critical move toward the commercialization of autonomous vehicles, this week General Motors announced an historic deal with SoftBank Vision Fund. The world’s largest tech and ridesharing investor will invest $2.25 billion in GM Cruise, our recently formed majority owned subsidiary. With the addition of $1.1 billion from GM, the funds will drive large AV commercialization beginning in 2019.  

Makeup Lessons With an Automaker

DOE’s ‘Better Buildings Challenge SWAP’ features L’Oréal and General Motors
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Our vision includes a world with zero emissions. While we have made great progress in improving energy efficiency at our global operations, we can’t get there alone. It’s important that we work together both internally and with other energy efficiency leaders to identify new opportunities for improvement and realize our goals.

Driving Energy Efficiency in the Industry – Seven Years and Counting

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Energy efficiency is a key part of General Motors’ strategy for a future with zero emissions. Last week, the automaker received the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence award for the seventh consecutive year for its continuous leadership in protecting the environment through energy efficiency and growing its corporate energy program. The award is the highest honor an organization can receive from the EPA for energy management.

Enel to Sell Power From Its First Wind Farm in U.S. State of Illinois to Bloomberg and General Motors

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  • Enel started construction of the 185 MW HillTopper wind farm, which will sell its power to two corporate offtakers – Bloomberg LP and General Motors

  • The construction of HillTopper, which is Enel’s first wind farm in Illinois and once completed will be able to generate around 570 GWh per year, will require an overall investment of about 325 million US dollars

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  • Enel started construction of the 185 MW HillTopper wind farm, which will sell its power to two corporate offtakers – Bloomberg LP and General Motors

  • The construction of HillTopper, which is Enel’s first wind farm in Illinois and once completed will be able to generate around 570 GWh per year, will require an overall investment of about 325 million US dollars

Enhancing Mobility in a Congested World

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Last week, Maven Gig launched in Austin, a city ranked at the top of best cities lists with accolades such as “Greenest City in America,” and rated as one of the Best Cities for Recent College Grads. The Austin launch marked the first all-electric fleet for Gig, utilizing the Chevrolet Bolt EV as the sole vehicle offered.

GM Reaffirms Path to an All-Electric, Zero Emissions Future

Increased Bolt EV production announced as Mary Barra takes center stage at CERAWeek 2018
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Speaking at the annual CERAWeek energy conference in Houston on Wed., March 7, 2018, General Motors Chairman and CEO Mary Barra reaffirmed the company’s strategy for a world with zero crashes, zero emissions and zero congestion.

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