"Sustainable, efficient production is a clear competitive advantage," said Prof. Werner Neubauer, Member of the Board of Management of the Volkswagen brand with responsibility for Components. "Our ambitious targets for sustainable vehicle production have now been defined in a way which is clear and comprehensible for our customers."
"Think Blue. Factory." is an addition to the Volkswagen "Think Blue." portfolio including key measures in the area of vehicle production. The program, which is concerned with efficiency improvements in production and the expansion of environmentally aware energy supplies, addresses all employees at the plants.
Only a few weeks ago, the new Volkswagen plant at Chattanooga, Tennessee, was the first automobile factory worldwide to receive platinum LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification. Platinum certification confirms compliance with the most demanding standards for sustainable, environmentally compatible production.