General Motors of Canada Limited

General Motors of Canada Limited

March 11, 2008 11:34 ET

Media Alert/Photo Opportunity: Olympic Gold Medalist Kathy Kreiner Goes Green With General Motors and VANOC at GLOBE 2008

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - March 11, 2008) - Olympic Gold Medalist, Kathy Kreiner was a world-leader in her own right when she won the 1976 Olympic Gold Medal in Giant Slalom. On March 12th, she will join other leaders in their field to celebrate the cutting-edge technology and industry-leading solutions featured at Globe 2008's Auto Future Tech Summit.

From more fuel-efficient models and hybrids to E85 Ethanol GM Canada offers more green choices than any other automaker. This year at Globe 2008 GM will proudly display two of the most affordable hybrid vehicles on the market - the Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid and the Saturn AURA Green Line. In addition, the Canadian engineered and built Chevrolet Equinox Hydrogen Fuel Cell vehicle will be a key component of the GM Canada display. This zero emission vehicle is another example of how GM is investing in a greener future by building advanced green technology right into our design. GM is proud to be the Official Vehicle Partner of the Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games and will do its part to help VANOC reach their goal of managing the social, economic and environmental impacts of the Games to produce lasting benefits locally and globally.

WHAT: Photo/Interview opportunity with Kathy Kreiner, General Motors and
VANOC executives

WHO: Kathy Kreiner, 1976 Olympic Gold Medalist, Alpine Skiing
Donna Wilson, executive VP, workforce and sustainability, VANOC
Beth Lowery, GM vice president, environment, energy and safety
David Chen, vice president, General Motors China Group

WHEN: Wednesday, March 12, 2008
12:30 PM

Note: Interviews with Beth Lowery and David Chen and test drives
of the Chevrolet Equinox Fuel Cell vehicle are available
throughout the day.

WHERE: GM Vehicle Display, GLOBE 2008 Tradeshow floor
Vancouver Convention and Exhibition Centre (VCEC)
999 Canada Place

Contact Information

  • B Co Communications
    Betsy Cooper
    (778) 329-7389 or onsite: (778) 229-4947
    GM Canada
    Patty Faith
    (905) 644-2728 or onsite: (905) 744-2728