From Truck to Rail: Audi Switches Up Delivery of Battery Modules for Brussels

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="72432"] source: Audi AG Components for battery production at Audi Brussels to be transported by rail instead of truck in the future The switch will save around 2,600 tons of CO2 annually Project serves as a model for sustainable logistics in Audi’s global production network and dovetails with strategic environmental program Mission:Zero A holistic approach to carbon-neutral logistics is celebrating its premiere: Battery modules and ce...

WIRED: Audi’s New Electric-Car Factory Goes Green

source: WIRED Magazine You’ve heard the story: Exchange your old fashioned internal combustion engine for an electric one, and change the world. Turns out it’s more complicated than that. While driving an electric car generally saves on emissions, building one is way more energy-intensive than building a regular gasoline-based vehicle. It’s costly, energy-wise, to procure and process lithium for batteries, and to create complex lightweight materials, like carbon fiber, that help EVs...