Ford has announced that it plans to be carbon neutral in Europe by 2035. The automaker has revealed that it has signed memorandums of understanding with various steelmakers to purchase low-carbon steel.
The company is considering using low-carbon steel in all new medium-sized crossovers to be built at the Cologne Electrification Center in 2023.
Ford of Europe today announced further steps to secure supplies of low-carbon steel for future products and reach its carbon neutral goal by 2035. The company has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Salzgitter Flachstahl GmbH, Tata Steel Nederland BV and ThyssenKrupp Steel Europe AG to secure the supply of low carbon steel.
Ford’s three strategic suppliers have individual plans to increase low-carbon steel production over the next few years. Based on strong relationships with these partners, Ford will significantly improve CO.2 A supply chain footprint in which steel production is a critical component. As a first application, Ford plans to use low CO.2 Steel for the production of an all-new fully electric midsize crossover, starting in 2023.
You can find out more about Ford’s plans to become carbon neutral in Europe by the 2nd to 35th on Ford’s website at the link below.
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