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GM Turning Water Bottles Into Engine Insulation

GM is transforming employees' recycled water bottles into noise-reducing fabric insulation used to cover the Chevrolet Equinox engine. These bottles will also be repurposed into air filtration components and insulation in coats for the homeless.

Wash. to Purchase 20% EVs by 2017

The Washington State Electric Fleets Initiative aims to ensure at least 20% of all new state passenger vehicle purchases are electric vehicles by 2017.

Corporate Fleets Aim for “Greener” Operations

Through use of telematics, alternative-fuel and hybrid vehicles, idling reduction policies, and other efforts, various corporate fleets have reduced their vehicle emissions, contributing to their companies’ sustainability goals.

Defining ‘Green’ Metrics

Leading fleets track progress of green initiatives by measuring greenhouse gas emissions. A complete accounting of fleet emissions must include tracking CO2, methane, nitrogen oxide, and refrigerants.