Audi Brussels receives certificate for CO2-neutral vehicle production

Posted on 12. Mar, 2018 by in Audi Canada

Audi Brussels will start prolongation of a initial all-electric series-produced indication from a Four Rings before a finish of this year. It creates a matter with a operation suitable for bland use and with innovative, digital record on board. Audi pursues a holistic proceed with courtesy to tolerable reward mobility. For this reason, a association attaches good significance to a resource-conserving prolongation of a electric SUV. Right from a start of production, Audi Brussels will furnish a array chronicle of a Audi e-tron antecedent with a CO2-neutral impact on a environment. “At a same time, a initial electric automobile is also a initial automobile in a core foe that is totally climate-neutral in production. We equivocate any waste,” settled Peter Kössler, Member of a Board of Management for Production and Logistics during AUDI AG. “In addition, we are operative tough to make all a factories in a Group even some-more sustainable. We intend to gradually supply a plants with immature electricity. And final year, we were a initial association in Germany to make all domestic rail ride climate-neutral.”

The Belgian site has 3 categorical pillars. The initial post is changing over to immature electricity. This was already finished during a site in 2012. On a sum area of 37,000 block meters, a roofs of a plant buildings also have a largest photovoltaic complement in a region. In this way, a association saves around 17,000 tons of CO2 per year, homogeneous to a expenditure of around 1,500 people. “As a initial plant in a Audi Group quite for electric cars, tolerable and environmentally accessible prolongation is quite critical to us,” pronounced Patrick Danau, Managing Director of Audi Brussels. “We see this as an requirement to multitude that pays off for all sides.”

The second post is a supply of feverishness during a site regulating renewable energies, also for heating a offices. The plant covers this feverishness requirement with certificates for biogas. Audi Brussels prevents CO2 emissions of adult to 40,000 tons any year by renewable energies. Pillars one and dual so comment for some-more than 95 percent of altogether appetite needs.

Audi Brussels offsets serve emissions that can't now be avoided by renewable appetite sources by means of CO credit projects (the third pillar). These include, for example, emissions caused by association cars. “In 2014, we were a initial reward manufacturer to magnitude a CO2 footprint and have it certified. Since then, we have been operative usually to revoke it further,” settled Rüdiger Recknagel, Head of Environmental Protection during AUDI AG. “We are also installing new technologies during all a plants to revoke H2O consumption, forestall atmosphere wickedness and urge recycling.” 

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