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Jun 7, 2008

General Motors India celebrates World Environment Day

New Delhi: General Motors India, in association with the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) organized a free-of-cost, national ‘Pollution Check Campaign’ across 53 GM India dealerships to commemorate World Environment Day, observed every year on June 5.

Customers’ vehicles participating in the campaign were tested with state-of-the-art equipment and by qualified technicians at GM India dealerships to measure and suggest corrective measures of any anomalies in vehicular emissions as per the prevailing norms. More than 1300 vehicles were tested on World Environment Day across 53 GM India dealerships. Certificates were issued to all the vehicles participating in the campaign.

Commenting on this unique initiative, P. Balendran, Vice President, GM India said, “GM India remains committed to empowering citizens to become active agents of sustainable and equitable development, while promoting judicious use of natural resources available today. We are pleased to have recorded a huge turnout of participants for this campaign which aimed to promote an understanding that communities are pivotal in changing attitudes towards environmental issues and ensuring that we enjoy a prosperous future.”

General Motors India is a wholly-owned subsidiary of General Motors Corporation, with a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Halol, Gujarat. The company makes the Chevrolet Tavera, Chevrolet Optra, Chevrolet Aveo, Chevrolet Aveo U-VA, Chevrolet Optra SRV and Chevrolet Captiva for the Indian market.

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