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05/24/17
Wolfsburg
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Volkswagen intends to almost halve environmental impact of production by 2025

Volkswagen intends to almost halve environmental impact of production by 2025
  • Goals of the brand's ongoing environmental program adjusted upwards
  • 45 instead of 25 percent reduction in CO2 emissions, energy and water consumption, waste production and solvent emissions aimed for, compared with 2010
  • Production Board Member Thomas Ulbrich: "We are on the way to the resource-optimized factory."

The Volkswagen brand has set itself new, ambitious targets for reducing the environmental impact of production. By 2025, vehicles and components are to be produced in a way which is 45 percent more environmentally compatible than in 2010, the reference year for the current Think Blue. Factory. environmental program. This was announced by Thomas Ulbrich, Member of the Brand Board of Management responsible for Production and Logistics: "We reached our environmental target of producing our vehicles 25 percent more sustainable by 2018 before the date set. We now intend to reduce environmental impact by a further 20 percent by 2025. We are on the way to the resource-optimized factory at all the locations of the brand."

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