Halol, Gujarat —— GM India has taken one step further towards its drive for improving environmental performance by commissioning a new biogas facility at the state-of-the-art manufacturing plant in Halol, Gujarat.
Biogas will be generated from biodegradable waste of food, fruits & vegetable through anaerobic fermentation process. The biogas will now be utilised in the canteen for cooking purpose, resulting in a more cost-effective solution.
Philip Kienle, Vice President – Manufacturing GMIO & GM China, inaugurated the Biogas Plant on 29 July, 2014 during his visit to the Halol manufacturing facility in presence of Norman Strachan, Quality Director of GM China and Dianne L Smith – Finance Director GMIO Manufacturing.
Biogas is considered to be a cost-effective renewable source of energy which is non-polluting and reduces landfills and greenhouse effect.
Founded in 1911 in Detroit, Chevrolet is now one of the world’s largest car brands, doing business in more than 140 countries and selling more than 4.9 million Chevrolet cars and trucks a year. The Chevrolet brand was introduced in India in 2003 and is now one of the fastest-growing automotive nameplates in the country. Chevrolet provides customers with fuel-efficient vehicles that feature spirited performance, expressive design and high quality. The Chevrolet portfolio in India includes the Spark, Beat, Sail, Sail U-VA, Cruze, Tavera, Enjoy and Captiva.
[Source : GM]