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GM Announces the Future of Small Engines

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General Motors has taken the wraps off three newly-developed engines, showing the future of fuel-efficient engines across the globe. These engines will initially be offered in Asia and Europe, and will eventually make their way into vehicles right here in Cedar Rapids.

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General Motors Invests $1.3 Billion to Upgrade Plants and Create Jobs

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General Motors, maker of Chevrolet vehicles, has announced an investment of nearly $1.3 billion dollars to upgrade plants across 3 different states. These enhancements will help GM produce new fuel-efficient engines and transmissions while improving vehicle quality and streamline logistics. According to a press release from GM, the investments will create or retain around 1,000 […]

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John Calabrese, GM’s VP of Engineering, Shares his Passion for Education

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General Motors released an article highlighting a conversation with John Calabrese, GM’s vice president of engineering. Calabrese is responsible for global vehicle engineering and technology operations. He is the key GM Executive for Virginia Tech and serves on the university’s advisory board to the College of Engineering. He also a board member with the Engineering […]

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General Motors Partners with U.S. Military for Fuel Cell Technology

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General Motors, maker of Chevrolet vehicles, is teaming up with the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development & Engineering Center (TARDEC) to develop hydrogen fuel cell technology. Through the collaboration, GM and TARDEC will work together to test new hydrogen fuel cell material and designs and evaluate their performance and durability before putting them into […]

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Seven GM Facilities Recieve Environmental and Community Honors

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GM, the maker of Chevrolet cars, trucks, and SUVs, has been recognized by the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality for environmentally-focused community involvement. Seven of GM’s facilities, including assembly plants and engine and transmission factories, were given the Neighborhood Environmental Partner (NEP) award, which encourages and honors business and neighbors to work together on sustainability […]

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2014 Silverado is Most Corrosion Resistant Chevy Truck Ever

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Chevy Silverado has a long-standing reputation as the most dependable, longest-lasting truck on the road. Thanks to advanced technology, the 2014 Silverado continues that tradition, becoming the most corrosion resistant Chevrolet truck ever. According to a press release from General Motors, the 2014 Chevy Silverado uses four distinct techniques to help prevent corrosion.

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GM makes $900,000 Donation to Technology and Engineering Education

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General Motors, maker of Chevrolet vehicles, has announced a $900,000 donation to Project Lead The Way (PLTW), a leading non-profit educator. John Calabrese, GM VP of Global Vehicle Engineering, announced the $300,000, three-year renewable grant, which will contribute specifically to science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) curriculum. According to a press release from PLTW, students […]

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GM Reaching Environmental Goal, Continues Commitment

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General Motors, maker of Chevrolet, has reaffirmed its commitment to reducing energy use and the environmental impact of both its vehicles and operating facilities. GM has reduced energy use by 7% and carbon emissions by 5% since 2010. The company also increased the number of landfill-free facilities to 105, saving total waste by 8% since […]

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General Motors Plans to Redesign the Chevrolet Malibu

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General Motors recently announced plans to redesign the Chevrolet Malibu! The changes, which will tweak the look and feel of the popular sedan, will be made shortly and the revamped Malibu will hit showroom floors during the summer.

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