Volkswagen to shut coal fired power stations in WolfsburgChristian Fernsby ▼ | February 14, 2020
Volkswagen is shutting down two coal fired power stations in its main plant in Wolfsburg, Germany and has declined offers to sell them to cut down the company's carbon dioxide emissions, Chief Executive Herbert Diess said today.
Auto industry Volkswagen Wolfsburg
Topics: Volkswagen coal power Wolfsburg
Volkswagen said it is replacing the coal-fired power stations with gas turbine plants, a step which will help cut VW factory's carbon dioxide emissions by 60%, equivalent to the emissions of 870,000 cars. ■