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Volkswagen integrates eco-friendly materials into ID. models to enhance sustainability.

Volkswagen will use Seaqual yarn, ocean plastic, recycled PET bottles, and recycled polyester in the interior of ID.3, ID.4, ID.5, and ID.7.

Volkswagen is ramping up its commitment to sustainability with the all-electric ID. family, which is receiving a range of eco-friendly innovations that will make it even more environmentally responsible. As part of this push, Volkswagen is using Seaqual yarn as a seat cover material in the ID.3, ID.4, ID.5, and ID.7 models.

Seaqual yarn is made from 10% collected marine debris and 90% recycled PES yarn, making it an ideal choice for an automaker that is committed to sustainability. Moreover, the CO2 emissions from production are almost one-third lower than for conventional cover materials.

This eco-friendly approach to car interiors is part of Volkswagen’s broader efforts to reduce its carbon footprint and protect the environment. By using innovative materials and production methods, the company is helping to create a more sustainable future for all of us.

Volkswagen is extending the use of sustainable materials found in the ID. Buzz to other models in the ID. family. Currently, the new Volkswagen bus features a range of eco-friendly materials, including those made from ocean plastic and recycled PET bottles.

In addition, the ID. Buzz features a headliner and floor covering made entirely from recycled polyester. Recycled plastics are also present in the insulating layer of the carpet, as well as in components such as the underbody cladding and wheel housing liners.

Volkswagen no longer uses chrome for trim parts on the doors, instrument panel, and steering wheel clip of the ID. Buzz because the production of chrome harms the environment. The chrome has been replaced by a liquid paint with a chrome look that has a bio-based binder. Some of these recycling innovations from the ID. Buzz will now be introduced in ID.3, ID.4, ID.5, and ID.7.

Volkswagen has set ambitious targets to reduce carbon emissions from its vehicles. By 2030, the company aims to reduce emissions per vehicle by 40%, and achieve a climate-neutral balance by 2050 at the latest.

To achieve these goals, Volkswagen is taking a comprehensive approach to analyzing and optimizing the complete vehicle life cycle. This includes everything from basic research and development to production and end-of-life recycling. The company is also striving to establish closed material cycles for all the raw materials used in its production process.

By taking these steps, Volkswagen is demonstrating its commitment to sustainability and to reducing its carbon footprint. As the automotive industry continues to face environmental challenges, Volkswagen is leading the way with a holistic approach that considers the entire life cycle of its vehicles.

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