Note: This post originally appeared on the website The Future Is Electric.
Earlier this week, we attended Global Green’s Pre-Oscar Party, an event sponsored by Chevrolet that was filled with talented actors, artists and environmentalists. While celebrities like Alison Brie and Sophia Bush arrived to the green carpet in HOV-lane ready Chevy Volts, we chatted in the Volt lounge with celebs John Galecki, Adrian Grenier, Dylan McDermott and other influential eco-luminaries in Hollywood. Later on, I took the stage to introduce Emmy and Grammy Nominee, world renowned entertainer and philanthropist Sheila E. who tore the house down with her performance. Backstage, I asked Sheila E. to share her thoughts on environmentalism and what she personally does on a daily basis to live a sustainable life. You can read excerpts from my Hollywood interview with Sheila E. below. Ah, yes… I do lead a glamorous life.
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On Wednesday, I had the pleasure of performing before more than 1,200 people at Global Green’s 9th Annual Pre-Oscar Party. I spent an incredibly fun night filled with great company – just check out some of the photos to get a sense of the buzz. But most importantly, we were not only gathered to celebrate the upcoming Academy Awards, we were also in the presence of other eco-luminaries, activists and leading movers and shakers of environmentalism. During the night, I met so many caring and passionate people – joined together to better our community and create a healthier environment today and for future generations. I was also excited to help launch Global Green’s citizen entrepreneur/local green hero contest and help call for President Obama to attend the Rio Earth Summit. You can nominate your green hero at globalgreen.org. To me, the protection of the Earth’s resources are a vital part of our responsibility as citizens in the community. Like Global Green, I truly believe in everyone coming together to do their part in protecting the environment and creating a sustainable future, whether you devote a Saturday morning to help clean up your local beach or drive an electric vehicle and keep the air clean.
Inside Line's Sr. Editor Josh Jacquot pits a supercharged 1968 Camaro against its similarly supercharged 2011 descendant to test their torque, times, and soul.
Read Jacquot's complete comparison here.
The 2012 Chevrolet Sonic LTZ is here and unlike its Aveo predecessor, it's slick and packs a punch. The Sonic may look like the Aveo, but that's where any similarities end. With a new name, engine, and modern design, the Sonic is altering the Chevy subcompact image. See some specs and images here of the new Sonic.
Avalanche Named Consumer Reports Top Pick 2nd year in a row! Plus, AutoPacific announces the Avalanche as the winner in the Light Duty Pickup Segment
The Chevrolet Avalanche earned the highest overall score among new
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AT&T has just made Chevy's biggest compressed natural gas (CNG) purchase ever. AT&T has ordered 1,200 Chevy Express vans designed to run on clean-burning CNG. These vans produce 25% fewer carbon dioxide emissions than similar vehicles that run on fuel.
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Best Resale Value Awards are yet another accolade in a stellar model year
Resale value. We understand that it’s a critical factor driving people’s decisions on what new vehicle to buy.
At Chevy, it means designing, engineering and producing vehicles that perform beyond expectations now and maintain their quality and value over the long haul. It’s because of this dedication that five of our 2012 vehicles received the Best Resale Value Award by Kelley Blue Book.
The 2012 Chevy winners by category are:
2012 Chevy Super Bowl Commercials: The all-new Chevy Sonic clearly is the most fun to drive (and ride) small car. A group of talking bugs congregate on the grill of a Sonic, eagerly anticipating their daily thrill-ride. Bug adrenaline and excitement flows as the Chevy Sonic takes to the road.
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