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Climate Change

New paints and steels squeeze CO2 out of auto production

Japan's Asahi Kasei and JFE Steel help automakers reduce carbon footprint

Coating is the most carbon-intensive step in the auto manufacturing process.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- Automotive suppliers Asahi Kasei and JFE Steel have jumped onto the decarbonization bandwagon by developing processes that save energy and reduce the industry's carbon footprint.

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