10 December 2015

Toyota’s Ambitious Environment Sustainability Target

By using renewable energy and hydrogen-based production methods Toyota wants to completely eliminate CO2 emissions from manufacturing and vehicle use by 2050.
Scoop Business 3 December 2015: Working towards this in the ten years between 2010 and 2020 Toyota plans to reduce the average CO2emissions from its new vehicles by more than 22 percent.
The challenge is composed of six individual challenges across three areas: ever-better cars, ever-better manufacturing and enriching lives of communities.

Addressing key global environmental issues such as climate change, water shortages, resource depletion, and degradation of biodiversity, the Toyota Environmental Challenge 2050 aims to reduce the negative impact of manufacturing and driving vehicles as much as possible.In addition to achieving these long-term targets, Toyota is announcing its Sixth Toyota Environmental Action Plan, which will be enacted between April 2016 and the end of March 2021.

Ever-better cars
With its goal to produce ever-better cars Toyota is aiming to reduce its global average new-vehicle CO2emissions by 90 percent by 2050 compared to its 2010 global average.
Globally, Toyota is currently launching 14 new engines of all sizes that have greater thermal efficiency to produce fuel economy improvements of more than 10 percent over the motors they are...read on.