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Maven Gig Expands Across the United States

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  • Maven Gig now provides vehicles for freelance drivers in Los Angeles, San Diego and San Francisco.
  • Future cities include Baltimore, Boston, Detroit, Phoenix and Washington, D.C.
  • HopSkipDrive is added as a new partner, along with existing partners GrubHub, Instacart, Roadie and ridesharing services.
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  • Maven Gig now provides vehicles for freelance drivers in Los Angeles, San Diego and San Francisco.
  • Future cities include Baltimore, Boston, Detroit, Phoenix and Washington, D.C.
  • HopSkipDrive is added as a new partner, along with existing partners GrubHub, Instacart, Roadie and ridesharing services.

GM Helps Accelerate Resident-Led Community Transformation Plan

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General Motors, The Skillman Foundation and the Cody Rouge Community Action Alliance are collaborating to revitalize and strengthen the Cody Rouge community in Detroit. The groups will amplify collective strengths and capital – both human and financial – to achieve measureable positive change in the neighborhood, which recently announced a strategic, resident-led transformation plan.

GM will invest $225,000 to three nonprofits to support classroom readiness, sustainable employment and neighborhood revitalization, an approach aligning with GM’s social impact strategy for Detroit.

Texas A&M Students Create Building Envelope Designs from GM Manufacturing Scrap

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General Motors thinks of waste as a resource out of place. To help make the zero-waste mindset more mainstream, the company engages others in its mission, including students. Most recently it was Texas A&M University’s College of Architecture helping reimagine waste materials to keep them in use. 

GM Pilots STEM Camp for Elementary Students in Detroit’s Cody Rouge Community

2,500 teamGM Cares employees to volunteer during annual neighborhood transformation event
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DETROIT, July 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ – More than 2,500 General Motors team members are putting on their gloves, work boots and safety glasses and returning to Detroit’s Cody Rouge community July 24-28 for the company’s annual week-long volunteer event.

97 GM Facilities Connect with Nature for World Environment Day

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Nearly 100 General Motors facilities participated in World Environment Day, an observation established by the United Nations. This year’s theme:  “connect people to nature.”

While all of GM’s manufacturing sites conduct at least one environmental outreach activity a year, this is the second time GM rallied its teams to measure its collective impact within roughly the same period.  

GM Student Corps Celebrates 5 Years of Enhancing Communities and Changing Young Lives

Program expands to 150 students from 15 high schools who will learn, earn and lead this summer
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DETROIT, July 20, 2017 /3BL Media/ — Brittany Agee is well on her way toward achieving her dream of becoming a social worker. This summer, the former GM Student Corps high school intern — who’s now a junior at Alabama State University — is returning as a college intern and mentor to help other students see their potential.

“I learned so much being part of Student Corps, and now I want to help others see that education is the way up,” said Agee, a 2015 graduate of the Academy of Public Leadership at Detroit’s Cody Campus.

Chevrolet Brings All-Electric Vehicle Technology from the Moon to Earth

45 years after first Lunar Rover Trip, EV engineers continue to innovate
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DETROIT, July 20, 2017 /3BL Media/ - In July 1971, Apollo 15 astronauts explored the moon in the first electric-powered Lunar Rover, thanks to help from General Motors engineers. Fast-forward to the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV, and it’s clear once again that GM remains at the forefront of EV engineering. With an EPA-estimated range of 238 miles on a single charge and costing a fraction of the Lunar Rover’s $38 million price tag, the Bolt EV has made driving electric attainable for the Earth-bound.

How to Measure Social Impact of Community Collaborations

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The Michigan Urban Farming Initiative is working to debut America’s first sustainable urban agrihood – a neighborhood growth model with agriculture at the center of a mixed-use development.

General Motors Sustainability Newsletter - July 2017

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GM Scales Autonomous Vehicle Fleet to 180 Electric Cars
GM is using mass-production methods to manufacture 130 fully electric Chevrolet Bolt EV test vehicles equipped with self-driving technology at an assembly plant in Michigan. These vehicles will join the 50 already deployed in San Francisco, Scottsdale and metro Detroit. GM is testing these self-driving cars and collecting real-world data, ensuring they meet the company’s strict safety and quality standards.

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