maandag 21 juni 2021

A new lease on life: recycling automotive plastics

A new lease on life: recycling automotive plastics
As part of the THINKTANK Industrial Resource Strategies, researchers at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) have been working with Audi for a good six months on the pilot project "Chemical Recycling of plastics from automotive manufacturing." Now that the project has been completed, it is clear that the Chemical Recycling of mixed plastic waste is both technically feasible and...
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Supply chain monitoring: Audi uses artificial intelligence (AI) for sustainability
The automotive manufacturing supply chain is complex. This makes it all the more important to understand potential risks and identify correlations at an early stage. Since October 2020, intelligent algorithms have been analyzing news about suppliers from publicly available online media sources and social networks as part of a pilot project being conducted in around 150 countries worldwide. This...
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Audi at the 2021 GREENTECH FESTIVAL 2021: sustainability along the product life cycle
#celebratechange – for three days, everything at the 2021 GREENTECH FESTIVAL in Berlin will revolve around innovative technologies for a sustainable and climate-friendly way of life. And Audi is once again participating in the GREENTECH FESTIVAL from June 16 to 18 as a founding partner, where the company will be demonstrating that its products, processes, and materials are all about combating...
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Partnership with energy providers: Audi funding expansion of renewable energy to increase the number of charging stations in Europe that use green power
The company's vision is absolutely clear: Audi wants to become a provider of carbon-neutral mobility. To achieve this goal, the company is partnering with energy providers to support the expansion of renewable energy sources. The aim is to work with these different partners to build new wind and solar farms in various European countries by 2025, which together are expected to generate around 5...
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Joint efforts for clean waters
The Audi Environmental Foundation has been committed to clean waters for several years now. After all, the amount of plastic waste polluting rivers and oceans around the world is increasing at an alarming rate. "Water is the foundation of all life and unequivocally worth protecting. Clean waters, oceans, and rivers must be our common priority," emphasizes Rüdiger Recknagel, Managing Director of...
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Filtering out microplastics where they are created
The Audi Environmental Foundation is developing filters for urban runoff in collaboration with the Technical University of Berlin. They prevent the tire wear particles and other environmentally harmful substances from being washed into sewers and bodies of water along with the rainwater. read on
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1-2 victory in Mexico: Audi triumphs in Formula E
Formula E in Mexico remains firmly in Audi's hands: In a race that was thrilling right up to the last lap on Saturday, Lucas di Grassi clinched his third Formula E victory in Mexico and his eleventh in total. Teammate René Rast completed the surprising triumph with second place. For the Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler team, it was the fourth victory in six races in Mexico so far. read on
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Audi is back in the Formula E title fight
With a popular 1-2 victory on Saturday and valuable points on Sunday, Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler is back in the Formula E title fight in Puebla, Mexico. Before the races in New York, where Audi celebrated the teams' title three years ago, René Rast and the squad are each in fourth place in the championship. read on
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