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general motors

general motors

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From general motors's site: "General Motors is committed to sound corporate citizenship in all aspects of our business. Above all, we know that maintaining a strong company will help ensure our continued commitment to the communities in which we live and work, and to the social interests we have identified as important to our business and our stakeholders."

tags: carmakers, conglomerates, cars, trucks, SUVs, engines

general motors's Ratings Summary ?

rating name organization list type status
Meanest Vehicles for the Environment in 2010 american council for an energy-efficient economy score 20/100
Greenest Vehicles of 2010 american council for an energy-efficient economy score 45/100
MY 2009 EPA Fuel Economy Ratings environmental protection agency score 24.5
Brand Emissions Leaders haymarket group member
Sustainable Value in Automobile Manufacturing 2nd Edition sustainable value rank #16 of 16
WhatGreenCar Top 10 Most Polluting Cars 2009-10 whatgreencar rank #4 of 10
WhatGreenCar Top 10 Greenest Cars 2009-10 whatgreencar rank #2 of 10
Carmaker CO2 Emissions Reductions Ranking by Progress 2008 european federation for transport and environment rank #12 of 14
ETA's Top 10 Worst Cars 2008 environmental transport association rank #9 of 10
Climate Watch List ceres group member
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*companies with at least 20 votes ,†companies with at least 100 votes

general motors's Article Breakdown (136 unique articles) ?

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GM Offers More ‘Green’ Fleet Options

From environmentalleader.com (verified), October 21, 2010

Waste Management

General Motors (GM) is offering a host of ‘green’ fleet options including compressed natural gas (CNG) carbon vans, flex-fuel vehicles and hybrids to help businesses lower the environmental impact of their fleets. Volvo is also testing tr...

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How GM "Lied" About The Electric Car

From businessinsider.com (verified), October 11, 2010

Mission & Values

We were told the Volt would achieve 230 MPG fuel economy and would always use the electric drivetrain to motivate the wheels — only using the onboard gasoline engine as a "range extender" for charging the batteries. It now turns out t...

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GM Investing $23.5M For Vehicle Electrification Components In Baltimore Transmission Plant

From greencarcongress.com (verified), September 29, 2010

Waste Management

General Motors will invest $23.5 million for additional production of vehicle electrification components on the site of the Baltimore Transmission Plant, site of its electric motor manufacturing facility the first in the US to be operated by a major ...

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GM Looks To Give EV Batteries A Life After Cars

From nytimes.com (verified), September 21, 2010

Waste Management

General Motors Co. and power electronics company ABB Group will work together to research how used electric car batteries can gain a second life on the nation's power grid, the companies said today.

in this article: general motors, abb

GM, Itochu Charge Up Battery-maker Sakti3 With $4.2 Million

From venturebeat.com (verified), September 12, 2010

Waste Management

GM Ventures, the venture-capital arm of General Motors, announced today it has teamed up with Itochu Technology Ventures to invest $4.2 million into Sakti3, a lithium-ion battery developer.

in this article: general motors, itochu

GM On Track To Make Half Of Mfg Plants Landfill-Free

From environmentalleader.com (verified), September 5, 2010

Waste Management

General Motors (GM) is on track to meet its goal to make half of its major global manufacturing operations landfill-free by the end of 2010.

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GM And Virginia Tech Creating Advanced Tire Test Facility

From greencarcongress.com (verified), August 25, 2010

Waste Management

General Motors Co. is investing $5 million to help create the National Tire Research Center at Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI). The facility is the result of a long partnership between VTTI and GM. Other funding for the $14 million cent...

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The First Investment From GM’s VC Arm: Bright Automotive

From earth2tech.com (verified), August 3, 2010

Waste Management

While General Motors has backed biofuel makers in the past, this morning the recently launched venture capital arm of the auto giant made its first official investment: plug-in vehicle startup Bright Automotive. Bright is a spinoff from the not-for-p...

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GM To Use Less Potent Greenhouse Gas To Keep Cars Cool

From greenbiz.com (verified), July 28, 2010

Waste Management

General Motors plans to use a new air conditioning refrigerant for its 2013 models that is a less potent greenhouse gas than the current common refrigerant.

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How General Motors's Label is Built?

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GM Offers More ‘Green’ Fleet Options

environmentalleader.com

October 21, 2010

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How GM "Lied" About The Electric Car

businessinsider.com

October 11, 2010

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GM Investing $23.5M For Vehicle Electrification Components In Baltimore Transmission Plant

greencarcongress.com

September 29, 2010

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GM Looks To Give EV Batteries A Life After Cars

nytimes.com

September 21, 2010

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GM, Itochu Charge Up Battery-maker Sakti3 With $4.2 Million

venturebeat.com

September 12, 2010

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GM On Track To Make Half Of Mfg Plants Landfill-Free

environmentalleader.com

September 5, 2010

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GM And Virginia Tech Creating Advanced Tire Test Facility

greencarcongress.com

August 25, 2010

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The First Investment From GM’s VC Arm: Bright Automotive

earth2tech.com

August 3, 2010

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GM To Use Less Potent Greenhouse Gas To Keep Cars Cool

greenbiz.com

July 28, 2010

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GM Establishing Global Battery Electric Vehicle Demo Fleets

greencarcongress.com

July 27, 2010

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