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Study of Sustainable Value in Automobile Manufacturing Finds Mixed Performance for Most OEMs, BMW and Toyota as the Clear Leaders

Green Car Congress

Sustainable Value Margin—the ratio of Sustainable Value to sales—for each of the evaluated manufacturers. A survey of the sustainability performance of 17 of the world’s leading automakers has found a mixed pattern when it comes to the sustainability performance of most of the car manufacturers. The BMW Group and Toyota are consistent industry leaders, creating extremely positive Sustainable Value over the entire review period—i.e.,

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Oil companies “break the circle”! Total Energy to build tens of thousands of charging piles in China

Setec Powerr

When “replacing oil with electricity” has become a trend, the transportation industry has maintained the era of fuel oil for hundreds of years, but it is also undergoing subversive changes. In 2021, one out of every ten cars sold in China will be a new energy vehicle.

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China realizes charging piles, complete vehicles and accessories to go overseas

Setec Powerr

Judging from the customs data for the first eight months of this year, the contribution rate of my country’s new energy vehicle exports to the growth of automobile exports reached 26.7%, becoming a new bright spot in the foreign trade of the automobile industry.

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GAC Group begins construction of $6.5B industrial park for electric and intelligent vehicles

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China-based automobile manufacturer Guangzhou Automobile Group (GAC Group), the parent company of GAC Motor, has begun construction of a large industrial park for electric and intelligent vehicles as part of its efforts to boost its electric vehicle business. Located in Guangzhou’s Panyu district in China’s southern Guangdong province, the industrial park has a planned area of 5 square kilometers. China Electric (Battery) Manufacturing

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Japanese carmakers still ‘most sustainable’

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A focus on tailpipe CO2 emissions has distracted away from the impact of car production, suggests Professor Frank Figge who co-authored the ‘Sustainable Value in Automobile Manufacturing’ study. Disappointingly, the report also found that leading manufacturers including Porsche, KIA and some Chinese manufacturers are still not producing sufficient sustainability performance data. There is a mixed picture among European manufacturers.

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