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Ford Part of Global Sustainability Initiative to Help Improve Working Conditions and Reduce Environmental Impact
Ford Part of Global Sustainability Initiative to Help Improve Working Conditions and Reduce Environmental Impact

1 year ago - “Drive Sustainability”, a partnership between ten leading automotive companies (BMW Group, Daimler AG, Ford, Honda, Jaguar Land Rover, Scania CV AB, Toyota Motor Europe, Volkswagen Group, Volvo Cars and Volvo Group), will set up a Raw Materials Observatory to identify and address ethical, environmental and labour rights issues in the sourcing of raw materials.

Auto Giants Launch Raw Materials Partnership to Tackle Industry Supply Chain Risk
Auto Giants Launch Raw Materials Partnership to Tackle Industry Supply Chain Risk

1 year ago - Electric vehicles and alternative fuels are key components of the auto industry’s vision for the future, but technology isn’t the only thing driving sustainable mobility.

Volvo Ocean Race: A Microcosm of a Successful, Purpose-Driven Business
Volvo Ocean Race: A Microcosm of a Successful, Purpose-Driven Business

1 year ago - Volvo Ocean Race (VOR) is considered one of the longest and toughest professional sporting events in the world; sailing’s toughest team challenge and one of the sport’s Big Three events, alongside the Olympics and the America’s Cup.

BMW Group, Daimler AG, Ford, VW Launch Pan-European High-Power EV Charging Network
BMW Group, Daimler AG, Ford, VW Launch Pan-European High-Power EV Charging Network

1 year ago - The popularity of electric vehicles is on the rise, but infrastructure constraints have largely kept a widespread EV boom from becoming reality — until now.

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Volvo Bests Carbon Reduction Goal by 10M Tons
Volvo Bests Carbon Reduction Goal by 10M Tons

4 years ago - Volvo last year reduced the total lifetime carbon dioxide emissions of its products by 40 million tons against a 2008 baseline, besting its goal by 10 million tons, according to the company’s 2014 sustainability report.The automaker also surpassed its target to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from its production plants by 0.2 million tons (12 percent), compared to 2008, instead achieving a 20 percent reduction (0.4 million ton) by the end of last year.Other 2014 highlights from Volvo’s report include:

Volvo Production Plant Achieves Carbon Neutrality
Volvo Production Plant Achieves Carbon Neutrality

5 years ago - Volvo Construction Equipment’s Braås site in southern Sweden has become its first carbon-neutral facility and is claimed to be the first construction equipment production plant in the world run entirely on renewables.The 45,000 m2 site, which specializes in the design and manufacture of articulated haulers, is now powered entirely by renewable energy sources — including wind, biomass and hydropower.The move follows in the footsteps of sister company Volvo Trucks, whose Ghent facility set the standard for emissions-free industrial manufacturing in 2007.

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