Volvo Group has unveiled the first green castings that will be used to build its engines at Naidupet, Andhra Pradesh . Volvo will save 8500 tonnes of CO2 by using these two parts .
Volvo Group, the world's largest automobile manufacturer, has unveiled the first green castings that will be used to build its engines at Naidupet, Andhra Pradesh, in a major development.Volvo will source casting requirements from APs plant for its global requirements.For selected Volvo engines, the green castings made in India will include bearing caps and bearing housings.Volvo will save 8500 tonnes of CO2 by using these two parts.This could amount to 210 million tonnes of annual CO2 emissions reductions across global foundries if the industry follows this model.This is of particular significance to India, where India accounts for a large portion of the global casting market, according to Kamal Bali, the president and managing director of Volvo Group in India.The Confederation of Indian Industry Green Products & Services Council certifies the castings being produced in India.Green casting, according to the rules, involves the elimination of harmful chemicals and components, has no environmental impact, uses minimal resources, can be recycled and reused, and is packaged in a recyclable manner. To produce a useful product, it involves the recycling of 100% metallic waste generated by other industries.The plant will operate on 100% green energy from solar and wind power.The use of diesel would be eliminated with the help of an innovative AFECO India solution.This will also result in the deposition of pig iron, which is produced in a coal-fired blast furnace. We're proud to be a part of shaping the transportation industry's future at Volvo Group.The Group's home base is in India, and we are not only Make in India, but we also manufacture, process, sell, and source from India.In accordance with our global sustainability goals and aspirations, our aim is to create an environment that is safe and sustainable for future generations while being immersed in the latest technology that goes into creating world-leading commercial vehicles.According to Bali, Green Casting has the ability to spark a revolution in the casting industry for a sustainable future.