Volkswagen sets course for green electricity to power all freight carried on Deutsche Bahn
He continues: No car maker in Europe transports more freight by rail using renewable electric power than Volkswagen In addition to our electric vehicle production having a carbon-neutral footprint, this is a further element in being able, for instance, to hand vehicles from the Volkswagen ID range to customers without any CO2 baggage.
When operations are running normally, over 190,000 freight wagons a year are in use for Volkswagen. On average 38 long-distance and 157 local trains a day deliver materials to the plants - in total around 100,000 wagons a year. Meanwhile, around 90,000 wagons take approximately 900,000 vehicles from the plants to 40 interim storage facilities, distribution centres and ports.
Sep 09, 2020 at 21:24