06 Mar '12, 3pm

Customers are making it clear they don’t appreciate GM hopping in bed with Heartland:

One of the damning Heartland Foundation documents from a few weeks ago revealed the name of the climate-denial think tank’s major donors. One of them: A foundation connected to General Motors. Oops. Heartland’s not exactly the sort of friend that a company like GM wants to be seen with in public, especially since it’s trying to promote its green-minded Chevy Volt. Now, at least 10,000 of its customers are letting it be known that they don’t appreciate GM hopping in bed with Heartland, and they’re perfectly willing to become ex-customers if it continues. Another 10,000 people who don’t own GM-made cars have joined in, saying that the company will never get their money at this rate. Forecast the Facts, a group usually focused on the climate-denying tendencies of meteorologists, has been organizing this particular group of consumers, who have all signed a petition asking the ...

Full article: http://grist.org/list/gm-customers-are-pissed-about-compa...

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