From 2025: “Green” steel for Mercedes-Benz
Mercedes-Benz AG is the first car manufacturer to take an equity stake in Swedish start-up H2 Green Steel (H2GS) as a way to introduce CO₂ free steel into series production. Together with its steel suppliers, the company is retooling its supply chain to focus on the prevention and reduction of CO₂ emissions rather than compensation.
The partnership with HSGS is another step towards CO₂ neutrality, which Mercedes-Benz is pursuing as part of Ambition 2039, its goal to achieve a fully connected and CO₂ neutral vehicle fleet in 2039 – eleven years earlier than the EU legislation requires.
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