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A full refusal of internal combustion engines by 2035 is such a plan for the foreseeable future.

The company was expected to follow the example of a kindred Hyundai, announced in September similar intentions for the next one and a half decades.

Koreans were not limited to such ambitious plans. According to the company’s representatives, another 10 years after a complete abandonment of the production of DVS, in 2045, all KIA production facilities will also become absolutely harmless in terms of carbon emissions.

Slightly before, by 2030, all foreign enterprises of Koreans will switch exclusively for renewable energy sources, and production inside the country will come to it in 2040. In addition, in addition, 2030 «KIA» plans to have a «twin» on the electric drive for absolutely each car model In the ruler.

Beautiful KIA statements actively supports the case. At this time, there is a «series of teasers» of the future electric flagship EV9, and the crossover EV6

Of course, Hyundai / Kiadelo is not the only one who hurried to declare full carbon neutrality in the next couple of decades. For example, Jaguar cars are going to be completely electric for 2025, Alfa Romeo — to 2027. Lotus and Opel / Vauxhall will come to full electrification in 2030. In the same year, they will be joined to the bright clean future Volvo, Cadillac, Mini, Bentley and Rolls -ROYCE.

If you relate the deadlines for the promised access to carbon neutrality and the gross volume of production and sales of a particular brand, a completely logical pattern is traced. Obviously, the more modest from the manufacturer a model range, production volumes and sales market, the earlier and more willing, it promises to become «clean» — this is not subtractable for a small brand of such difficulties as for the giants of the industry. For example, the same Volkswagen Group at the beginning of the year gently hinted, which does not have plans for the failure of the DVS in the coming years. You can understand this position: the huge part of the profit «Volkswagen» brings markets of third countries, in many of which about the fashion for all electrical knows at best of the news. But it seems that the mechanism has already been launched and the opinion of the manufacturers actually little of anyone worries: after a couple of months, the Sales Director of the Concern suddenly announces a refusal of liquid fuel engines by 2033-2035. To date, the lobby of green at the state level has a tremendous impact in Europe, which is unable to oppose even such monsters as VAG. It can be assumed that in this situation automakers, with external enthusiasm in support of the «Party Policy», de facto will resist the departure from classical production schemes as long as possible.

In addition to the planned abandonment of classical power installations, Kia declared the creation of the Blue Carbon Environmental Initiative (Bluecarbon). The project implies cooperation with the organization of water protection in order to support various aquatic ecosystems, which are effective natural carbon dioxide absorbers.

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