The events celebrated the global production of 500-million GM-branded vehicles
and recognized customers who experienced milestones in their GM vehicles. The customers are:
> Trent Brining, a U.S. Army veteran and Purple Heart recipient who received an all-new 2016 Chevrolet Malibu at GM's Fairfax Assembly plant. The Malibu will be built there later this year
> Supot Khwankoom, a farmer from Thailand who saved to purchase his family's first vehicle, received a Chevrolet Colorado
> Anna Katharina Dionysius, whose Opel Astra was totaled in a collision, received a Zafira Tourer fresh off the line. She calls the designers and engineers of her Astra her 'heroes'
> Da Shuo, an entrepreneur from China known for his 'Purple Bullet' - a peach and purple-painted Chevrolet Cruze that inspired his customization business. His personalized fleet will expand with the addition of a new Chevrolet Trax
> Amandio Palhares and Joselle Pinheiro, avid travelers from Brazil who traveled nine months in their Chevrolet truck across 16 countries from Brazil to Alaska. They received a Chevrolet Cruze to inspire another cross-continent journey