Porsche is getting on board the “green train”, laying the tracks for sustainable and responsible activities: From January 1, 2018, all transportation by rail of finished vehicles from the loading stations in Kornwestheim and Leipzig are powered by renewable green energy. The automaker is transforming its rail logistics transport into a completely carbon neutral process. As a result of this change, Porsche will reduce the annual CO2 emissions of its logistics operations by 3%, avoiding the generation of more than 6,000 tons of climate-damaging carbon dioxide.
Porsche also provides environmentally friendly transport for logistics between sites and suppliers. On the roads around Stuttgart, the sports car manufacturer currently operates three trucks powered by natural gas, reducing CO2 emissions in the city by approximately 119 tons of carbon dioxide per year.
Carbon dioxide emissions are reduced by up to 20%, particulate matter by around 80% and carbon monoxide by 90% in vehicles powered by CNG compared to conventional trucks.
“The considered use of resources and environment-oriented, energy-efficient activities are firmly anchored in Porsche’s corporate strategy”, said Oliver Bronder, Vice President Logistics and Production Control at Porsche AG.