30 Jan '12, 2am

Chevrolet to introduce environmental labels: Chevrolet vehicles sold in the USA will soon boast an ecologic envi...

Chevrolet vehicles sold in the USA will soon boast an ecologic environmental label – allowing drivers to see how each vehicle rates environmentally in terms of manufacturing, driving and recycling. Starting with the 2012 Chevrolet Sonic , ecologic labels will be included on the rear driver-side window of Chevrolet cars. They will communicate a number of environmental features, including: - Before the road: Environmental aspects relating to the vehicle’s manufacturing and assembly. - On the road: Highlights fuel saving features, including: lightweight components, low-rolling resistance tyres, and advanced engine technologies. - After the road: Looks at how up to 85 per cent of the weight of the vehicle can be recycled after its lifespan. According to Eileen Claussen, the president of the Centre for Climate and Energy Solutions, the goal from Chevrolet is to invest millions ...

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