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“Think Blue” Volkswagen Program Intends To Cut Environmental Impact ~50% By 2025

May 27th, 2017 | by Cynthia Shahan

The goals of Volkswagen's ongoing effort to be more environmentally friendly go beyond producing more electric cars. The environmental targets of its resource-optimized factories are also focused on aligning with the Paris Climate Agreement and the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations. Volkswagen is now planning 45% reduction instead of 25% reduction in CO2 emissions, energy and water consumption, waste production, and solvent emissions by 2018 (compared with 2010)


Panasonic Opens Its 1st EV Battery Factory In China

April 28th, 2017 | by Cynthia Shahan

In line with the fast-growing EV market, Panasonic is opening a new EV battery factory in China -- the world's #1 EV market. Panasonic is known for partnering with Tesla -- they have been building Gigafactory 1 and improving lithium-ion battery cell chemistry together



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