Toyota Motor announces extremely ambitious CO2 reduction plans

Toyota Motor has announced a new plan to reduce environmental pollution by 2020. sales 30 thousand hybrid vehicles and the sale of hybrid cars with 7 million. pcs. According to this plan, the new Toyota car carbon dioxide emissions in 2050. should even be 90% lower than in 2010, and the factories should not even pollute with carbon dioxide emissions.

Such an ambitious announcement shows the desire of the Japanese company to become the leader in the production of green cars. Last year the Toyota Mirai was introduced and the new generation Prius will be available soon. Toyota Motor has focused on the development of hybrid and hydrogen technologies, while the main competitor, the Volkswagen group, has concentrated on the development of conventional internal combustion engines. A German manufacturer scams the scandal over diesel engine fakes, the Japanese company will try to take advantage of the situation and bring eco-friendly buyers.

Toyota Mirai

Toyota Motor intends to expand the range of hybrid models, reduce dependence on fossil fuels and use more renewable energy sources, mainly hydrogen. Admittedly, next year is planned to produce only 2 thousand. Hydrogen "Mirai", but in 2017 It is the intention to offer a hydrogen bus.

1997. Start hybrid car & # 39; s Toyota Motor wants to reach 1.5 million. the annual sale of hybrids, then by 2020 there would already be 15 million spent on roads. hybrid Toyota. Now the Japanese producer sells about 1.27 million tons per year. Hybrid cars have sold a total of more than 8 million vehicles. pcs. According to Toyota Motor, more bulky batteries and more efficient semiconductors will contribute to the development of hybrid cars. Moreover, the availability of hybrid cars will increase as the costs go down.

Toyota Prius

By 2050 all Toyota Motor plants must be free of carbon dioxide emissions. This objective will be implemented in phases: by 2020. their pollution must be halved compared to 2001 and by 2030 to reach a third in 2001 the level of reduction of dependence on fossil fuels Toyota Motor benefits from a more compact and efficient production process . The remaining energy needs must be met by renewable energy sources and hydrogen.

2019. The Toyota Motor Plant in Mexico will produce 40% less emissions than in 2001 when it comes to the production of one car. Meanwhile, the factories of the Japanese company in Brazil are already producing the electricity they need with biomass and wind and water.

Toyota Motor also plans to significantly reduce water consumption and start an active recycling program.

October 29, 2015 The import is under the heading "News"

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