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BMW: supply chain to become more climate-friendly

Automaker BMW wants to make its production in China more climate-friendly. The vehicle maker wants to reduce its carbon emissions by 20 percent by 2030 compared to 2019, together with Chinese suppliers across the entire supply chain, China chief Jochen Goller announced on Thursday. Accordingly, the operation of BMW plants in China is supposed to become carbon dioxide neutral by the end of the year, Reuters and others reported. In addition, carbon emissions in the company’s own production will be reduced by 80 percent by 2030, Goller said. High-ranking Chinese environmental representatives and cooperation partners such as battery manufacturer CATL reportedly attended the meeting.

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