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|Dan Akerson, Chairman and CEO, General Motors|
|Date||Wednesday October 05|
|Time||9:30 AM - 11:30 AM|
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Location: Commonwealth Club, 595 Market Street, 2nd Floor
Time: 9:30 a.m. check-in 10 a.m. program
Cost: $65 standard, $45 members, $15 Students
In the 1920s, General Motors launched its assault on public rail transportation in order to ensure the primacy of automobiles and highways. http://environment.about.com/od/fossilfuels/a/streetcars.htm
Attend this event to really question GM's commitment to the environment.
This event is presented by the Commonwealth Club of California. The following description is from the Commonwealth Club's website http://www.commonwealthclub.org/events/2011-10-05/dan-akerson-chairman-and-ceo-general-motors
What’s ahead for the “new GM” now that it’s back in the black? The company bet much of its future on the new Chevy Volt, which is now hitting the streets. How are customers responding? Can the U.S. keep up with China’s investment in clean technologies? Join us for a conversation with the man steering the auto giant into the future.
This lecture is part of the Commonwealth Club's Climate One project. Climate One seeks to foster wide-ranging discussions on environmental, energy, and climate change issues. Climate One brings together top leaders from business, government, academic and advocacy groups to advance the march toward a low-carbon economy.