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News Kia EV6 Achieves Carbon Measured Label

Kia EV6 Achieves Carbon Measured Label

Kia taking efforts to minimise impact of EV6

  • Measures total carbon impact of complete auto lifecycle

  • First Korean car to achieve the label

Kia’s upcoming EV6 electric has become one of the first vehicles to achieve a Carbon Measured label and product carbon footprint from the Carbon Trust. It’s the first Korean vehicle to get the certificate that is a measure of the vehicle’s carbon impact from raw materials through end of life.

The EV6 is the first Kia built on the automaker’s new E-GMP architecture, shared with corporate siblings Hyundai. Kia says it has focused on reducing its carbon footprint throughout the life of the vehicle, all the way down to raw materials and transportation of components as well as ed of life recycling.

Kia says that eco-friendly materials used in the vehicle include PET recycled plastics for floor mats and seat coverings. Each car contains the equivalent of 107 500 mL plastic bottles.

Greenhouse emissions for the Kia EV6 are measured using the PAS2050 standards, part of the Carbon Trust’s product assessment. The results are given in “carbon dioxide equivalents,” to give a relative measure of the impact.

“This is important validation of a broad range of measures we are now taking to reduce the carbon footprint of a vehicle throughout its lifecycle. As we introduce more electrified models to our line up over the coming years, we will step up our sustainability efforts and ensure we are achieving high levels of transparency when it comes to environmental impact,” said Kia Head of Strategic Business Planning Sangdae Kim.

The Carbon Trust works with companies and governments to help them align with current climate science and to meeting Paris Agreement goals. The group helps to measure that green efforts are having green outcomes.


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