GM Energy Efficiency

GM Energy Efficiency

Updates on how GM is reducing emissions and petroleum dependence by being more energy efficient.

For more information on GM’s commitment to energy efficiency, visit its sustainability report and environmental blog.

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GM Canada’s First Renewable Energy Project Uses Canal Water to Keep Cool
General Motors’ St. Catharines Powertrain plant is harnessing the pure energy of water to cool processes in its operations. Its new micro-hydro system marks GM Canada’s first use of renewable energy. The plant is located near the St. Lawrence Seaway and Niagara Escarpment, making raw canal water a natural choice to help cool the engine facility’s component machining, and to lower...
Aug 26, 2015 4:40 PM ET
GM’s Toledo Transmission Goes 3 for E3
Our Toledo Transmission’s 2,200 employees are busy bees. Not only do they build 5,400 transmissions every day, they’re building them in an environmentally responsible manner. Just ask the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency. Earlier this week, the facility earned top recognition from the Ohio EPA with the Encouraging Environmental...
Aug 19, 2015 2:05 PM ET
Chevrolet EV Batteries Go Out of the Volt and Into the Record Books
Our launch of the Chevrolet Volt was groundbreaking in 2010. Now the Volt’s batteries are recording breaking, thanks to the help of 5,000 sports fans attending the 2015 Pan American Games last month. Chevrolet Volt secondary use batteries and fans attending the athletic competition helped set a Guinness World Records™...
Aug 13, 2015 1:10 PM ET
GM Joins White House Climate Pledge
Secretary of State John Kerry and senior Obama Administration officials hosted General Motors and a dozen other companies to launch the American Business Act on Climate Pledge yesterday at the White House. The pledge represents how companies...
Jul 28, 2015 10:15 AM ET
Secondary-Use Chevrolet Volt Batteries Power Their Way Into the Record Books
TORONTO, July 27, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Chevrolet has put their secondary use battery technology in the record books by setting a Guinness World Records title for the most people generating electricity in one week at the TORONTO 2015 Pan American Games. From July 17th to July 24th, participants at the Chevrolet Power of Play exhibit in CIBC Pan Am Park raced...
Jul 27, 2015 11:30 AM ET