26 Jun '18, 3pm

Volvo Commits to 25% Recycled Plastic by 2025

Volvo Commits to 25% Recycled Plastic by 2025

Volvo Cars aims for 25 per cent recycled plastics in every new car from 2025 Volvo Cars, the premium car maker, today announced its ambition that from 2025, at least 25 per cent of the plastics used in every newly launched Volvo car will be made from recycled material. Volvo Cars also urged auto industry suppliers to work more closely with car makers to develop next generation components that are as sustainable as possible, especially with regards to containing more recycled plastics. To demonstrate the viability of this ambition, the company has unveiled a specially-built version of its XC60 T8 plug-in hybrid SUV that looks identical to the existing model, but has had several of its plastic components replaced with equivalents containing recycled materials. “Volvo Cars is committed to minimising its global environmental footprint,” said Håkan Samuelsson, President and CEO...

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