Volkswagen choose Ontario for Battery Cell Manufacturing
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March 15, 2023
St. Thomas will be Volkswagen AG’s third group-owned cell manufacturing plant worldwide, after projects announced for Salzgitter, Germany and Valencia, Spain
Energy generated by the solar park is expected to fulfill approximately 9 percent of the terminal’s electricity requirements and electricity to nearby businesses. It is anticipated to cut Dragon’s Scope 2 CO2 emissions by around 2,500 tons annually
The company notes that it has replaced over 27,000 incandescent and fluorescent lighting fixtures to date, resulting in annual energy savings of almost 23.3 kWh and the avoidance of more than 16,500 metric tons of CO2 emissions per year
The company plans to electrify 60 percent of its last-mile delivery vehicles, invest in alternative-fuels and low-carbon technologies, use renewable sources for electricity, and divert more than 70 percent of its waste from landfill

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