Top Story: Porsche has reduced CO2 emissions by 75 percent since 2014

Sustainability: sports car manufacturer making good progress Porsche is on course for success when it comes to sustainability. The sports car manufacturer has reduced the CO2 emissions per vehicle by more than 75 percent since 2014. Porsche also reduced the corresponding energy consumption by around 31 percent in the same period. At the same time, the number of vehicles produced in Zuffenhausen and Leipzig increased by 82 percent: from 101,449 (2014) to 184,791 units in 2018. “We mehr >>

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Porsche has reduced CO2 emissions by 75 percent since 2014 05.04.2019

Environmental news: Porsche has reduced CO2 emissions by 75 percent since 2014

Sustainability: sports car manufacturer making good progress Porsche is on course for success when it comes to sustainability. The sports car manufacturer has reduced th mehr >>

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Environmental news: Forscher bei Flug-Biosprit vor Durchbruch

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BMW Group first auto manufacturer to join Ship Recycling Transparency Initiative 14.03.2019

Environmental news: BMW Group first auto manufacturer to join Ship Recycling Transparency Initiative

Company signals commitment to sustainable transport logistics.The BMW Group is the first automobile manufacturer worldwide to join the Ship Recycling Transparency Initiative (SRTI). This independent platform, launched in March 2018 by the Sustainable Ship mehr >>

Climate-neutral energy for Audi Hungaria 15.02.2019

Environmental news: Climate-neutral energy for Audi Hungaria

- photovoltaic system on 160,000 square meters    Joint project of Audi and E.ON in Hungary: biggest rooftop photovoltaic system to be at Audi Hungaria        Approximately 9.5 gigawatt hours mehr >>

Audi Environmental Foundation presents awards to young researchers 06.02.2019

Environmental news: Audi Environmental Foundation presents awards to young researchers

Future solutions for resource managementphoto caption:  Rüdiger Recknagel, Chief Executive of the Audi Environmental Foundation, (right) and Dean Michael Suda, TUMs Dean of Academic Affairs for Sustainable Resource Management, (left) congratulate th mehr >>

Volkswagen subsidiary Elli offers Volkswagen Naturstrom® throughout Germany with immediate effect 29.01.2019

Environmental news: Volkswagen subsidiary Elli offers Volkswagen Naturstrom® throughout Germany with immediate effect

Volkswagen Naturstrom® comes from sustainable sources.    Elli (Electric Life) supplies 100 percent CO2-free Volkswagen Naturstrom® to private households and small businesses with and without electric vehicles    TÜV-c mehr >>

Audi promotes EEBUS Standard for Intelligent Connection of Electric Cars and Buildings 29.01.2019

Environmental news: Audi promotes EEBUS Standard for Intelligent Connection of Electric Cars and Buildings

nvolvement in the EEBUS initiative for intelligent home integration of electric cars        Communication standard establishes uniform language in the Internet of Things        Standard release as part of “Plugfest E-Mobility” at Audi Brussels  mehr >>

24.01.2019

Environmental news: Groupe PSA recognized by CPD as a leader on climate change

•    Groupe PSA has been highlighted as a global leader on corporate climate action by environmental impact non-profit CDP, achieving a place on the “CDP Climate Change A List”.•    The Groupe has been recognized for its actions to cut emissions, mitigate climate risks and develop the low-carbon economy, based on its mehr >>

MINI John Cooper Works and MINI John Cooper Works Convertible now also meet Euro 6d-TEMP emissions standard. 19.12.2018

Environmental news: MINI John Cooper Works and MINI John Cooper Works Convertible now also meet Euro 6d-TEMP emissions standard.

The top athletes of the British premium brand in the small car segment feature a petrol engine particulate filter, which is integrated into the sports exhaust system, from March 2019.The top players in the model range of mehr >>

BMW Group at UN Climate Change Conference in Katowice 2018. 10.12.2018

Environmental news: BMW Group at UN Climate Change Conference in Katowice 2018.

Sourcing of 100% green electricity for BMW Group locations in Europe. Strong commitment to climate protection.On the occasion of the UN Climate Change Conference in Katowice, the BMW Group announced that the company is already so mehr >>

Newly Available to Porsche Drivers: An Individual Contribution towards CO2-neutrality 04.12.2018

Environmental news: Newly Available to Porsche Drivers: An Individual Contribution towards CO2-neutrality

Offsetting carbon emissions with Porsche ImpactThe Zuffenhausen-based sports car manufacturer is now offering Porsche Impact, an emissions calculator. The tool enables customers to determine and offs mehr >>

Audi Mexico produces completely without wastewater 30.08.2018

Environmental news: Audi Mexico produces completely without wastewater

Use of purified wastewater with multistage reprocessing        100,000 cubic meters of water saved in production each year        Peter Kössler, Audi Board of Management Member for Production: “We are pursuing the vision of producing cars at all our sites completely CO₂ neutral and fre mehr >>

Daimler intensifies activities for a sustainable raw material supply chain and joins further initiatives 02.08.2018

Environmental news: Daimler intensifies activities for a sustainable raw material supply chain and joins further initiatives

    Daimler increases transparency in the raw material supply chain by joining the Responsible Cobalt Initiative, the Responsible Mineral Initiative, the Responsible Steel Initiative and the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative.    Renata Jungo Brüngger, Member of the Board of Management of Daimler AG for Integrity and Legal Affairs: "Joi mehr >>

Honda SmartCharge™ Beta Program Helps Electric Vehicle Drivers Save Money 31.07.2018

Environmental news: Honda SmartCharge™ Beta Program Helps Electric Vehicle Drivers Save Money

....and Reduce Environmental Footprint    App finds best time to charge electric vehicles, adjusting to electric grid conditions to reduce customer costs and CO2 emissi mehr >>

Audi Environmental Foundation turns plastic waste into recreation areas 04.07.2018

Environmental news: Audi Environmental Foundation turns plastic waste into recreation areas

Together with project partner Recycled Island Foundation, the Audi Environmental Foundation is opening the first “floating park” in the Port of Rotterdam        Rüdiger Recknagel, Director of the Foundation: “We want mehr >>

Audi Environmental Foundation supports drone flights to measure and conserve mixed orchards 03.07.2018

Environmental news: Audi Environmental Foundation supports drone flights to measure and conserve mixed orchards

  Sebastian Scheckel (left) and Prof. Alexander Siegmund of Heidelberg University of Education.    New geo-technology measures and assesses the condition of fruit orchards for the development of care recommendations     mehr >>

Honda Installs One of Southern California’s Largest Corporate Owned On-Site Solar Arrays 21.06.2018

Environmental news: Honda Installs One of Southern California’s Largest Corporate Owned On-Site Solar Arrays

... in Expansion of Corporate Renewable Energy Commitment •    Solar system installed at Honda campus in Torrance, Calif. expected to generate about 3,000 megawatt hours (MWh) annually to offset 30% of purchased electricity&b mehr >>

SEAT  - 53,000 Panels to Harness The Power of The Sun 21.06.2018

Environmental news: SEAT - 53,000 Panels to Harness The Power of The Sun

•    One of the world’s largest photovoltaic plants in the automotive industry can be found in the SEAT Martorell factory •    Covering an area equivalent to 40 football fields, its 53,000 panels reduce CO2 emissions by nearly 4,000 tonnes annually•    The plant generates 17 million kWh mehr >>

IN-Campus GmbH: Audi and the city of Ingolstadt remediate refinery site for technology park 14.06.2018

Environmental news: IN-Campus GmbH: Audi and the city of Ingolstadt remediate refinery site for technology park

Air sparging – using air to get rid of contaminants: Air sparging is being used on an area of roughly 100,000 square meters (1,076,391 sq ft) to remove highly volatile contaminants from the groundwater and soil. This is currently one of the largest air sparging projects mehr >>

SEAT has decreased its environmental impact by 35.5% 25.05.2018

Environmental news: SEAT has decreased its environmental impact by 35.5%

Committed to the environment   •    Chimneys that reuse energy or pavement that reduced pollution are just two of the latest developments•    The company’s Martorell mehr >>

25.05.2018

Environmental news: Green light for VW research project with HGVs using overhead power lines on public roads

...in Germany    Research project for the electrification of HGVs supported by the German Federal Ministry for the Environment    The aim is to reduce CO2 emissions and relieve the burden on the environment    Joint project by Siemens and Volkswagen Group Research &n mehr >>

Daimler 2017 Sustainability Report: new focus 05.04.2018

Environmental news: Daimler 2017 Sustainability Report: new focus

    Detailed documentation of the economic, ecological and social effects of corporate activities    Current target programme: sustainability strategy 2030On the day of the Daimler Annual General M mehr >>

BMW Group publishes Sustainable Value Report 2017 20.03.2018

Environmental news: BMW Group publishes Sustainable Value Report 2017

“For us, sustainability means future viability.”The BMW Group understands sustainability from the supplier through production to recycling. The Sustainable Value Report 2017 provides all the mehr >>

Audi Brussels receives certificate for CO2-neutral automobile production 12.03.2018

Environmental news: Audi Brussels receives certificate for CO2-neutral automobile production

All manufacturing processes are completely CO2-neutral        Peter Kössler: Member of the Audi Board of Management responsible for Production: “We are working on making every factory in the Group even more sustainable.&rdq mehr >>

Audi Environmental Foundation supports young researchers 16.02.2018

Environmental news: Audi Environmental Foundation supports young researchers

- award for contributions to resource management    Sustainable Resource Management Award in recognition of theses on environmental protection and sustainability        Prizewinners research into urban de mehr >>

20 Toyota Mirai for Hamburg - Clever and climate-friendly 15.09.2017

Environmental news: 20 Toyota Mirai for Hamburg - Clever and climate-friendly

The CleverShuttle ridesharing service launches its hydrogen-powered fleet    Acquisition of 35 Toyota fuel-cell vehicles    A milestone for clean mobility    The largest Mirai fleet in the mehr >>

Shell in collaboration with Honda and Toyota to Bring Seven New Hydrogen Refueling Stations in California 13.09.2017

Environmental news: Shell in collaboration with Honda and Toyota to Bring Seven New Hydrogen Refueling Stations in California

California Energy Commission approves seven hydrogen stations and grants $16 million award.On August 9, the California Energy Commission (Energy Commission) awarded a grant mehr >>

Goodyear Using Soybean Oil-Based Rubber in Tyres 01.09.2017

Environmental news: Goodyear Using Soybean Oil-Based Rubber in Tyres

The Goodyear Tyre & Rubber Company is harvesting some unique "seeds" of innovation as it introduces a new tyre technology with support from the United Soybean Board (USB).The first commercial use of a new soybean oil-based mehr >>

Audi transport with DB Cargo CO2-free all over Germany 01.09.2017

Environmental news: Audi transport with DB Cargo CO2-free all over Germany

All rail transport with DB Cargo in Germany changed over to green electricity      Heiko Schultz, Head of Transport Logistics: “We are making a sustainable contribution to climate protection.”      Additional reduction of more than 13,000 tons of CO2 each year  mehr >>

New ratings system at Audi: sustainability is decisive for placing orders with suppliers 02.05.2017

Environmental news: New ratings system at Audi: sustainability is decisive for placing orders with suppliers

Audi to check sustainability of suppliers’ operations before placing orders      Board Member for Procurement Dr. Bernd Martens: “Sustainability in the ordering process is just as important as costs, quality and technology”      Start of ratings system with suppliers for the Audi e-tron* and th mehr >>

BMW Group publishes Sustainable Value Report 2016 24.03.2017

Environmental news: BMW Group publishes Sustainable Value Report 2016

 New benchmarks for many indicators.To coincide with publication of the Annual Report 2016, the BMW Group has also released its new Sustainable Value Report. In the report, the company provides extensive, transparent information on key mehr >>

Mercedes-Benz E 350 e passes environmental audit 15.02.2017

Environmental news: Mercedes-Benz E 350 e passes environmental audit

- Carbon footprint reduced by over 40 percentThe Mercedes-Benz E 350 e has successfully completed the TÜV validation audit and received the Environmental Certificate. This award is based on a Life Cycle Assessment in whi mehr >>

Volkwagen Sustainability Council 11.02.2017

Environmental news: Volkwagen Sustainability Council

Group management and Works Council discuss future matters with new Volkswagen Sustainability Council    Nine internationally renowned experts meet at the company's head office for the first time    Comprehe mehr >>

Honda Establishes Marine Science Foundation to Support Coastal Preservation 07.02.2017

Environmental news: Honda Establishes Marine Science Foundation to Support Coastal Preservation

    Foundation to help support marine ecosystem restoration and facilitate climate change resilience    Foundation partners with UC Santa Barbara Bren School of Environmen mehr >>

Audi Environmental Foundation honors young scientists 07.02.2017

Environmental news: Audi Environmental Foundation honors young scientists

 Valuable contribution to resource management: SRM Award for the best theses on environmental protection with national and international focuses      Chief Executive of Audi Environmental Foundation Dr. Rüdiger R mehr >>

2017 New “Hydrogen Council” launches in Davos 17.01.2017

Environmental news: 2017 New “Hydrogen Council” launches in Davos

13 global industry leaders join together in promoting hydrogen to help meet climate goalsThirteen leading energy, transport and industry companies have today launched a global initiative to voice a united vision and long-term mehr >>

Volkswagen brand supports 100 CSR projects throughout the world 03.01.2017

Environmental news: Volkswagen brand supports 100 CSR projects throughout the world

    From education to road safety training, from health to nature conservation – social responsibility projects contribute to UN Sustainable Development Goals    In Mexico, 1,000 young people have been trained as environmental ambassadors who plant bamboo and clean rivers mehr >>

Mobile refueller for Australia's Toyota Mirai fleet 01.12.2016

Environmental news: Mobile refueller for Australia's Toyota Mirai fleet

Toyota Australia has unveiled a mobile hydrogen refueller that will enable its three Mirai fuel-cell sedans to go anywhere that a conventional car can be driven. This breakthrough, which has been developed by the company's local engineers and par mehr >>

Fastned and the city of The Hague open first urban fast-charging station of the Netherlands 01.12.2016

Environmental news: Fastned and the city of The Hague open first urban fast-charging station of the Netherlands

Today, Fastned and the municipality of The Hague will open the first urban fast-charging station of the Netherlands. The station is part of a series of five stations that will be realised in the city of The Hague. With mehr >>

Une BMW i8 remporte le Tour de Belgique New Energy 2016 23.11.2016

Environmental news: Une BMW i8 remporte le Tour de Belgique New Energy 2016

...grâce à l’équipage Julien Libioul – Eric Chapa.La troisième édition du Tour de Belgique New Energy a été remportée après trois jours de rallye par mehr >>

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