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Advanced Propulsion and Green Initiatives at GM. Mary Beth Stanek Director, Energy & Environment Policy and Commercialization General Motors Corporation. Advanced Propulsion Technology Strategy. Cam Phasing, Variable Valve Lift, Active Fuel Management. Port Deactivation with EGR.

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Advanced Propulsion and

Green Initiatives at GM

Mary Beth Stanek

Director, Energy & Environment Policy and Commercialization

General Motors Corporation

gasoline engines achieving the maximum fuel economy potential

Cam Phasing, Variable Valve

Lift, Active Fuel Management

Port Deactivationwith EGR

  • Modular and FlexibleArchitectures
  • Reduced Mass
  • Improved CombustionTechnology
  • Integration of LeadingEdge Technologies

Spark IgnitionDirect Injection

Downsized SIDITurbo Boosting

HCCI – Homogeneous ChargeCompression Ignition

Gasoline Engines – Achieving the Maximum Fuel Economy Potential
advanced propulsion technology strategy4
Advanced Propulsion Technology Strategy

GM offers products around the world that can use a range of alternative fuels

In the U.S., GM offers 20 flex-fuel models that can operate on E85 ethanol

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- Thermochemical process

- Agricultural and municipal waste

- Begin test production in mid-2009

Cellulosic Ethanol

- Biochemical process

- Plant and wood waste

- Plant to open in New York by mid-2009

gm s path of electrification
GM’s Path of Electrification

Plug-in

Equinox

Fuel Cell

Increasing Level of Efficiency & Reduced Emissions

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Chevrolet Volt – Production to begin in 2010

- Electricity powers the wheels at all times (‘Voltec’)

- Uses electricity stored in the battery for trips up to 40 miles

- Engine/generator seamlessly provides electricity

Extends range for a few hundred additional miles

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- First lithium-ion battery pack manufacturing facility operated by a major automaker

- Production scheduled to begin in 2010

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- Hydrogen fuel cell-electric vehicle

- >100 vehicles in the hands of everyday drivers

- California, New York, Washington, D.C.

- 600,000 real-world miles

- 10 HydroGen4 vehicles deployed in Berlin as part of Germany’s Clean Energy Partnership

facilities management global results
Facilities Management - Global Results
  • Global commitment to reduce environmental footprint
  • Since 2000:

- 25% Reduction in energy usage (Leading user of renewable energy)

- 27% Reduction in CO2 emissions

- 34% Reduction in water usage

  • 54 Landfill-free facilities; Goal of 50% landfill-free by 2010
facilities management michigan initiatives
Facilities Management - Michigan Initiatives
  • Committed to continuously improving environmental impact in Michigan
  • Lansing Delta Township Assembly Plant – LEED certification
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Question and Answer

Mary Beth Stanek

Director, Energy & Environment Policy and Commercialization

General Motors Corporation