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1 Advanced Propulsion and Green Initiatives at GM Mary Beth Stanek Director, Energy & Environment Policy and Commercialization General Motors Corporation

2 Advanced Propulsion Technology Strategy

3 Cam Phasing, Variable Valve Lift, Active Fuel Management Cam Phasing, Variable Valve Lift, Active Fuel Management Port Deactivation with EGR Spark Ignition Direct Injection Downsized SIDI Turbo Boosting HCCI – Homogeneous Charge Compression Ignition Modular and Flexible Architectures Reduced Mass Improved Combustion Technology Integration of Leading Edge Technologies Gasoline Engines – Achieving the Maximum Fuel Economy Potential

4 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

5 - Thermochemical process - Agricultural and municipal waste - Begin test production in mid Biochemical process - Plant and wood waste - Plant to open in New York by mid Biochemical process - Plant and wood waste - Plant to open in New York by mid-2009 Cellulosic Ethanol

6 GM’s Path of Electrification Increasing Level of Efficiency & Reduced Emissions Equinox Fuel Cell Equinox Fuel Cell

7 Advanced Propulsion Technology Strategy

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9 Chevrolet Volt – Production to begin in 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

10 -First lithium-ion battery pack manufacturing facility operated by a major automaker -Production scheduled to begin in 2010

11 Advanced Propulsion Technology Strategy

12 -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

13 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 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

14 Facilities Management - Michigan Initiatives Committed to continuously improving environmental impact in Michigan Lansing Delta Township Assembly Plant – LEED certification Committed to continuously improving environmental impact in Michigan Lansing Delta Township Assembly Plant – LEED certification

15 Question and Answer Mary Beth Stanek Director, Energy & Environment Policy and Commercialization General Motors Corporation


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