How GM Is Being Green


When you stop by SouthTowne Motors to test drive a new Chevrolet, remember that GM is committed to continuously improving the environment. The auto manufacturer is doing that by reducing the environmental impact of its facilities and its vehicles. GM has 122 landfill-free facilities and produces environmentally friendly vehicles such as the Chevrolet Volt. The company has received back to back EPA Energy Star Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence awards.

At GM’s facilities, it implements practices such as waste reduction and resource preservation in its manufacturing process. The company also works on energy efficiency and is looking at more fuel-efficient vehicles.

GM is following six principles in running its business including being committed to restoring and preserving the environment; reducing waste and pollutants while recycling materials and conserving resources at all stages of a product’s life cycle; actively participating in public education about environmental conservation; developing and implementing technologies to minimize emissions; working with governmental entities to develop financially responsible and technically sound environmental regulations and laws; and continually assessing the impact its products and facilities have on communities and the environment.

Visit SouthTowne Motors

Stop by SouthTowne Motors today to test drive the Chevrolet Volt or any of the other environmentally friendly vehicles on the lot. The Volt features air conditioning, climate control, cruise control, a universal remote transmitter, remote power door locks, power heated door mirrors, Bluetooth, OnStar Directions and Connections, one-touch power windows, a rear defroster, intermittent window wipers, tinted glass, four-wheel ABS brakes, curtain first and second row head airbags, driver and passenger knee airbags, dusk-sensing headlights, turn signals integrated in the door mirrors, ABS and driveline traction control, a hybrid gas engine, keyless entry and remote engine start.

The hybrid gas engine puts out 149 horsepower and gets 101 mpg* in the city and 93 mpg* on the highway. Stop by SouthTowne Motors today to test drive the 2015 Chevrolet Volt and to learn more about this model’s convenience, safety, security and entertainment features.

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