WARREN, MI -- In addition to making its cars and trucks less dependent on oil, General Motors Corp. has cut oil consumption at its assembly plants by $3.5 million in the last three years, a company executive tells the media during a tour here earlier this week of the auto maker’s technical center. “Oil management is a program that we have,” explains David Skiven, executive director of GM’s Worldwide Facilities Group. “We’re able to take our waste oil, and then we clean it up and reuse it ...

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