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3 Facts about Volkswagen's Commitment to the Environment

Last updated 6 years ago

Volkswagen is the world’s third-largest producer of automobiles. In addition, J.D. Power and Associates has recognized Volkswagen as the “most environmentally friendly” car producer in the United States. These facts reflect Volkswagen’s commitment to making high-quality automobiles while respecting the environment. Read on to learn more about VW’s dedication to the environment.

  • Emphasizing Eco-Friendly Principals: Volkswagen measures the environmental impact of everything they do and continues to develop cleaner technologies. In fact, VW engineers and designers are always striving to achieve the next breakthrough in fuel-efficiency. This commitment to the environment ensures that each new Volkswagen model is more efficient than the last. Plus, increases in fuel-efficiency can save you hundreds of dollars at the pump.
  • Minimizing Environmental Impact: The construction of an auto plant could displace plenty of flora and fauna. Similarly, waste from an auto plant could put the nearby environment at risk for contamination. That’s why Volkswagen takes care to minimize impacts to the environment during every stage of the production process.  For example, the company has standardized waste reduction and recycling programs in each of their car construction facilities. This organization helps ensure that every Volkswagen employee is doing his or her part for the environment
  • Prioritizing Sustainable Projects: Volkswagen also demonstrates a commitment to the environment by working with green organizations. For example, the Chattanooga plant design was based on the principals of the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) guidelines. Even the Volkswagen headquarters in Virginia is LEED-certified. VW aims to demonstrate the convenience and benefits of green building so that other companies will follow suit. .

In Indianapolis, Falcone Automotive has a wide selection of environmentally friendly VW hybrid cars. Call us today at (888) 488-4914 to learn how you can test drive one of these technological wonders. You can also browse our inventory online, which lists many new and used Volkswagen vehicles, like the very popular 2013 Volkswagen Beetle.


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