03 Jan '12, 8pm

Ford Targets 30% Reduction in Water Usage per Car by 2015

Ford Targets 30% Reduction in Water Usage per Car by 2015

When Will We Get 'Water Efficiency' Ratings on Cars? Those who are not familiar with manufacturing processes are often surprised to learn just how much water is used to make everyday things like cars, electronic devices, appliances, etc. But a lot of those manufacturing processes were first developed decades ago, back when using vast quantities of water was unfortunately not seen as a big problem. But it doesn't have to be like this; proof can be found in the many companies that have greatly reduced the embedded water footprint of their products. A lot remains to be done, that's for sure, but it's worth highlighting good news when we get them, such as the announcement by Ford that they have set a water per vehicle reduction target of 30% by 2015, on top of their global water use decrease of 49% between 2000 and 2010 (45% in North America). It's a good start, and I hope tha...

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