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The second main pillar on the Way to Zero is carbon reduction in the supply chains and production. The goal for 2030 is to have just about all the external energy supply required by Volkswagen’s global production factories to come from renewable sources. The decarbonisation of production also incorporates suppliers. Supply chains and production make up around 48% of an electric vehicle’s carbon footprint.

Volkswagen commissions green battery logistics system for ID.3 and ID.4
The heart of an electric vehicle: high-voltage batteries in the Zwickau plant.

More energy efficiency and fewer emissions

Two tonnes of CO2 less per vehicle by 2025