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GM Commits to 100 Percent Renewable Energy by 2050

GM Commits to 100 Percent Renewable Energy by 2050

DETROIT – General Motors plans to generate or source all electrical power for its 350 operations in 59 countries with 100 percent renewable energy — such as wind, sun and landfill gas — by 2050. “Establishing a 100 percent renewable energy goal helps us better serve society by reducing environmental impact,” said GM Chairman and ... Read More
 
Bosch water injection innovation reduces fuel consumption by up to 13 percent

Bosch water injection innovation reduces fuel consumption by up to 13 percent

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Did you know that even advanced gasoline engines waste roughly a fifth of their fuel? Especially at high engine speeds, some of the gasoline is used for cooling instead of for propulsion. While Bosch didn’t create an engine that gets its energy from water, it has introduced water injection as a ... Read More
 
Local Landfills Provide Renewable Energy

Local Landfills Provide Renewable Energy

Just outside Omaha, Nebraska, resides Waste Management’s Pheasant Point Landfill, where the company is using everyday waste to produce a form of renewable energy that provides enough electricity to power 4,400 homes. It’s one of more than 130 similar facilities Waste Management has in operation across North America. In total, these operations provide more than ... Read More
 
GM Battery Reuse Earns an Environmental Leader Top Project of the Year Award

GM Battery Reuse Earns an Environmental Leader Top Project of the Year Award

GM won an Environmental Leader Top Project of the Year Award for our Chevrolet Volt battery secondary reuse project that’s helping keep the lights on at our LEED-Gold Enterprise Data Center office in Milford, Michigan. A 74-kilowatt ground-mount solar array and two 2kW wind turbines feed the administration building’s distribution panel, where five Volt batteries work in ... Read More