Volvo Opens First Carbon-Neutral Vehicle Factory; Uses Biomass, Wind, Solar

[Biopact]  The Volvo Group today opened the first vehicle plant in the world that is completely free from carbon dioxide (CO2): Volvo Trucks’ plant in Ghent, Belgium. The Volvo Group’s efforts pertaining to CO2-free plants are fully in line with EU’s goal for reducing carbon-dioxide emissions by 20% in Europe by 2020. A combination of biomass, wind, solar and bio-oil provides the renewable energy to manufacture around 35,000 trucks per year.

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