BMW to begin sourcing 'solar aluminium'

James Murray
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'We will be able to meet over 50 per cent of our CO2 targets for the supplier network, just by using green power'

BMW Group has announced it is to begin sourcing aluminium produced using solar electricity with immediate effect in a move that could deliver significant reductions to its supply chain emissions. The...

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