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GM Adds Two Midwest Facilities to Landfill-Free List

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Old Man Winter may be covering the Midwest with snow and record-low temperatures, but two of our facilities aren’t covering landfills with any waste.

Our distribution centers in Chicago and Hudson, Wis., are the latest facilities to achieve landfill-free status, meaning all daily waste is reused, recycled or converted to energy.

2014 VolunteerMatch Client Summit to Be Held September 18-19, 2014, in Detroit

General Motors to host the event at its world headquarters
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SAN FRANCISCO, December 11, 2013 /3BL Media/ – The 2014 VolunteerMatch Client Summit will be held on September 18-19, 2014, and will be hosted by General Motors at the company’s world headquarters in Detroit.

GM and U.S. Army to Expand Fuel Cell Testing

New agreement enables continued development of technology
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WARREN, Mich., September 30, 2013 /3BL Media/ – General Motors and the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development & Engineering Center are expanding their collaboration in the development of hydrogen fuel cell technology. 

Through a new Cooperative Research and Development Agreement, GM and TARDEC will jointly test new hydrogen fuel cell-related materials and designs to evaluate their performance and durability before assembling them into full scale fuel cell propulsion systems.

GM Data Center Goes Green for LEED

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It’s rare that an organization like NASA is mentioned along with General Motors, so please allow us this moment to talk about both in the same sentence.

To get on the proper path toward Gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED program, members of GM’s data center team looked to governmental and IT organizations with state-of-the-art  command centers – like HP, IBM and NASA — to identify best practices in greater efficiency that would help them in its data center redesign.

EcoCAR2 Students Feel The Heat at GM’s Desert Proving Grounds

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Our Desert Proving Ground is where we ensure all of our vehicles can withstand intense heat before they hit showrooms around the world.

For EcoCAR2, we invited students from across the country out to the desert to see how their vehicles stood up to the challenge.

Watch the video above to see the lessons they learned working in the heat.

GM Tops ENERGY STAR® Challenge for Industry Plants

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General Motors has met the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star Challenge for Industry by reducing energy intensity by an average of 23 percent at 31 plants – 22 of which are repeat achievers. Collectively they avoided more than 374,000 metric tons of greenhouse gases – the equivalent of electricity use by 56,049 homes in the United States annually.

Navigating GM’s Electrification Options: Which Vehicle Best Suits Your Commute?

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Here at General Motors, our road to electrification offers many different paths, and each can be taken in a fun-to-drive car that uses less petroleum.

Recognizing the different needs of customers in their daily commutes, access to recharging stations and passenger and cargo space, to name a few, we are developing a portfolio of vehicles that is as diverse as our customers. And they’re all designed and engineered with a simple focus: cutting down the use of petroleum.

GM Student Corps Inspire Communities and Themselves

Program wrap-up focuses on the power of service, education and mentoring
Press Release

DETROIT, August 15, 2013 /3BL Media/ – General Motors executives, University of Detroit Mercy administrators and GM Student Corps members today gathered at UDM’s McNichols campus to celebrate the conclusion of the GM Student Corps internship program.

GM Foundation Donates $100,000 to Leadership America

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DETROIT, August 15, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The General Motors Foundation is granting $100,000 to Leadership America, the longest-running, national women’s development program of its kind in the U.S. The organization of established women leaders offers unique learning environments, as well as professional and personal development opportunities for its more than 2,200 graduate members.

Pollinator Garden in Detroit Provides Respite for Vacationing Butterflies

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Each fall the Monarch butterfly makes the 2,000 mile trek from its summer home in the Great Lakes area to its winter home near the Gulf of Mexico.

A tiring journey, for sure.

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