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Scania eyes green hydrogen to clean up its materials supply chain
© Scania
Scania eyes green hydrogen to clean up its materials supply chain
© Scania

Scania eyes green hydrogen to clean up its materials supply chain

Scania has today (September 16) announced vast measures in a bid to see its supply chain decarbonised by 2030, with hydrogen looking set to play a key role.

With its suppliers, Scania has outlined an ambitious strategy to eliminate the largest carbon emissions sources from its most common production materials and batteries.

As part of its strategy to clean up its materials, Scania has set the target of using 100% green steel, which it has said could be met by replacing coal with green hydrogen in the production of flat steel.

Through lifecycle analysis, the Swedish vehicle manufacturer has identified four emissions ‘hotspots’ in its supply chains: batteries, steel, aluminium, and cast iron. Together, the supplies constitute around 80% of carbon missions arising from production materials, according to Scania.

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