Renault on target reducing carbon footprint by 3% between 2010 and 2016

June 5th marks the 42nd anniversary of World Environment Day and Renault is taking the opportunity to draw attention to its carbon footprint reduction and global warming prevention efforts.

RenaultThe target was to reduce its global footprint per vehicle by 10% between 2010 and 2013. Renault confirms its European leader position in terms of average CO2 emissions of its vehicles in 2013.

Efforts have been made to reduce greenhouse gas emissions at other stages in the life cycle of its products. Renault is working with suppliers and recycling players to increase use of recycled materials and avoid emissions linked to extraction and production. Renault’s efforts in trying to use recycled materials makes the French automaker a leader in the use of recycled plastics at an average rate of 11%. Renault Group works diligently towards reducing greenhouse gases (and CO2 in particular) emitted by its products. The Tangiers plant in Morocco is designed as a ‘zero
carbon emissions’ site.

Renault is committed to pursuing its efforts to achieve its objective of reducing carbon footprint by an average 3% a year between 2010 and 2016 in line with global sales forecasts. In 2013, Renault in Europe reported lowest CO2 emissions in use at less than 115 g/km of CO2.