Plant’s environmental achievements prove energy efficiency will power the future
This spring, Chevrolet started selling the Spark EV in Maryland. The state’s robust charging infrastructure and state and federal tax credits make it the perfect place for the Spark EV to call home.
Not only is the Spark EV the most efficient U.S. retail electric vehicle on the market – delivering an EPA-estimated 119 MPGe combined city/highway – the plant where this small car is built is efficient, too.
2014 sustainability report highlights progress across eight core focus areas
Last week we launched our new sustainability report, outlining the progress we made in 2014 to make our vehicles and manufacturing processes more efficient with less environmental impact.
From expanding our lineup of fuel efficient vehicles and setting a new standard for customer safety, to reducing plant emissions and serving the communities in which we live and work, we’re on a mission to transform transportation while strengthening our company, communities and the industry at large.
GM’s Director of Sustainability Sees Opportunity in Industry Changes & Challenges
David Tulauskas credits much of his career success to being at the right place at the right time. As a college graduate in the field of mechanical engineering with a background in environmental issues, he was a perfect candidate for the automotive industry when the U.S. Clean Air Act was amended to include stricter standards on gasoline emissions.
DETROIT, MI, June 24, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Chevrolet makes its debut on Interbrand's 2014 Best Global Green Brands report, ranking No. 32.The report, produced by the world's leading brand consultancy, Interbrand, measures market perception and actual environmental performance of a company and its products.
Will build battery system for 2015 Chevrolet Spark EV
DETROIT, MI, May 14, 2014 /3BL Media/ – General Motors will bring all its electric vehicle battery building capabilities in-house with production of battery systems for the 2015 Chevrolet Spark EV at its battery assembly plant in Brownstown, Mich.,>
Six months ago, 17-year-old Alex Prell of Studio City, Calif., became the first owner of a Chevrolet Spark EV, a gas-free mini car powered by an advanced electric motor and battery system that gives it a top speed of 90 mph and an EPA-estimated 82 miles of driving range. We caught up with Alex and his dad Rick Prell to see how the Spark EV ownership experience has gone so far.
FastLane: Alex, why did you pick the Spark EV for your first car?
Chevrolet Spark EV will be first with SAE combo connector option in late December
SAN DIEGO, October 1, 2013 /3BL Media/ – The SAE International DC “Combo” Fast Charge station installation at the Fashion Valley Mall here is a milestone for plug-in electric vehicles – the first public installation in the U.S. of an industry-coordinated standard for fast charging of plug-in electric vehicles.