GOTHENBURG, Sweden, Oct. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Volvo Group is proud to disclose the world-first car product of fossil-free metal from SSAB. Throughout at present’s inexperienced metal collaboration occasion, it was introduced that extra automobiles will observe in 2022 in what shall be a collection of idea automobiles and parts utilizing fossil-free metal from SSAB.

The machine, a load service to be used in mining and quarrying, was unveiled at a inexperienced metal collaboration occasion at present, October 13, 2021, in Gothenburg hosted by Martin Lundstedt, President and CEO Volvo Group. In the course of the premiere, which was broadcasted on-line and is offered to observe right here, attendees received to see the world’s first machine product of fossil-free metal. As well as, insights about yet one more ground-breaking sustainable metal collaboration had been shared. EU commissioner for inside market, Thierry Breton, and the Swedish minister of enterprise and innovation, Ibrahim Baylan, joined the occasion along with Martin Lindqvist, CEO SSAB and different audio system.

“This initiative with SSAB units the benchmark for a fossil-free future. Simply because the nations of the world come collectively at COP26 to deal with local weather change, so too should organizations and industries work in collaboration to develop modern new options for a greenhouse fuel emission free future. Volvo Group is dedicated to pioneering partnerships resembling this with SSAB to develop engaging, secure and environment friendly new automobiles and machines that pave the way in which for a extra sustainable transport and infrastructure system adopted for the longer term,” says Martin Lundstedt, President and CEO Volvo Group.

With a dedication to be climate-neutral and obtain internet zero worth chain greenhouse fuel emissions by 2040, Volvo Group is on the trail in the direction of creating sustainable transport and infrastructure options of the longer term. Together with the electrification of its automobiles and machines, Volvo is set to cut back the carbon footprint of its whole provide chain and this newest innovation is one step ahead on this path.

“Having the world´s very first car made utilizing SSAB´s fossil-free metal is a real milestone. Our collaboration with Volvo Group exhibits that inexperienced transition is feasible and brings outcomes,” says Martin Lindqvist, President and CEO at SSAB. “Collectively, we are going to proceed decreasing local weather influence all the way in which to the top buyer whereas guaranteeing that our prospects get high-quality metal. We stay up for persevering with to work with Volvo Group in analysis and improvement to supply extra fossil-free metal merchandise.”

A transfer towards inexperienced metal is a crucial step for Volvo Group, in addition to for the transport and infrastructure industries as an entire, significantly contemplating that round 70% of a truck’s weight comes from metal and forged iron, with the determine for Volvo machines even greater. This primary idea machine, produced at Volvo CE’s facility in Braås, is simply the beginning, with smaller-scale collection manufacturing deliberate by 2022, and mass manufacturing set to observe.

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