Renault’s Japanese ally has presented its first ever sustainability plan – and it’s rather ambitious. Over the next 4 years it wants to crank up its annual sales of electric or electrified cars to 1 million units per year, thereby reducing by 40 percent the CO2 emissions of its models compared to the year 2000. At the same time, it targets a 30-percent reduction in CO2 emissions coming from vehicle manufacturing and other corporate activities.
Moreover, it wants to reduce the use of new materials by 70 percent through the promotion of circular economy of reused and recycled lithium-ion batteries used in electric vehicles. Finally, Nissan aims at reducing the water intake per unit in global production by 21 percent compared with 2010.
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