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Volkswagen aims for cleaner plants by 2018: Car giant, Volkswagen has set itself an ambitious target of making

Volkswagen aims for cleaner plants by 2018: Car giant, Volkswagen has set itself an ambitious target of making

Car giant, Volkswagen has set itself an ambitious target of making its plants more sustainable by cutting their environmental impact by 25 per cent by 2018. The car maker’s factories must reduce their energy consumption, waste volumes, air-borne emissions , water consumption and carbon dioxide emissions to meet the target which will compare performance in 2010 to 2018. Part of the brand’s ‘Think Blue ’ environmental strategy, all the brand’s passenger car plants will be expected to meet the sustainability goal. "Through the growing efficiency and productivity of our plants, the Volkswagen brand is already making a key contribution to the achievements of Group strategic targets for 2018. However, we are going a step further: by 2018, we intend to make production at all our plants 25 per cent more environmentally compatible," said Hubert Waltl, Member of the Board of Managem...

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