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Climate Change

Toyota speeds up carbon-zero target for factories to 2035

Goal pushed forward 15 years as industry prioritizes decarbonization

Toyota looks to reduce carbon emissions at its assembly plants and throughout its supply chain. (Photo courtesy of Toyota)

NAGOYA, Japan -- Toyota Motor has moved up its target year for attaining net-zero carbon emissions among group factories to 2035 from the previous deadline of 2050, the company said Friday.

The Japanese automaker will achieve this goal by adopting new technology in coating and casting processes, it said. The company will also step up its use of renewable energy.

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