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Volvo signs SteelZero for net-zero goals

New initiative by Climate Group to reduce steel CO2 emissions Metal Tech News – June 1, 2022

 

Last updated 7/12/2022 at 2:08pm

Vehicle frame manufacturing at Volvo’s Luqiao plant in China.

Volvo Cars

Steel production is a major source of carbon dioxide emissions for the automotive industry, including an average of 33% of production-related emissions for every Volvo built in 2021.

Volvo Cars has become the first carmaker to sign up with the SteelZero initiative, a net-zero steel pledge, which commits the European automaker to stringent carbon dioxide-based steel sourcing requirements by 2030, with the final goal of purchasing all its steel from fossil-fuel-free sources by 2050.

Steel production is a major source of CO2 emission for the automotive industry, averaging 33%...



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