Sustainability Case studies

Case studies for the Sustainability website hub

Volkswagen Group’s parts logistics partner CEVA has recently introduced a number of the latest style Long Semi Trailer (LST) to its fleet. These trailers can accommodate an additional 12 single roll cages per trip, allowing for more efficient delivery planning.


Luton Assembly and Ellesmere Port Assembly became landfill-free last year, joining the 21 General Motors facilities in Europe that recycle, reuse or convert to energy all waste from daily operations. This made Europe the first global General Motors region with


Nissan has committed to produce a future generation of electric vehicle (EV) batteries at its flagship manufacturing base in Sunderland, representing a £26.5 million investment. This will safeguard 300 highly skilled jobs in manufacturing, maintenance and engineering at the advanced


BMW is cutting its carbon footprint by increasing use of self-generated renewable power. The EvoEnergy provided solution was to install one of the largest roof mounted solar farms in the UK. The 3MW array consists of 11,500 roof-mounted panels. It


TMMUK’s aim is to be recognised as a sustainable manufacturer by creating an eco-plant in an ecological park. Toyota is tackling three core issues: resource depletion, climate change and biodiversity loss. Toyota has a long-term aim to reduce emissions to


Jaguar Land Rover has installed the UK’s largest rooftop solar PV array at their new Engine Manufacturing Centre, in Wolverhampton. The new facility has been designed with sustainability embedded throughout and has recently been awarded BREEAM’s ‘excellent’ rating for the


In the UK every year around 70 people are killed and 2,000 seriously injured by vehicles in the workplace. UYT has made this a focus, introducing new road layouts, with roads and floors painted, increased signage and mirrors on site,


The paint shop is the single largest energy user in a vehicle manufacturing site, in particular the use of heat to dry the paint. Rather than use the main boilers in the summer, Bentley used a temporary summer boiler which


Michelin’s training centre in Dundee has trained more than 300 of its own apprentices since being established in the early 1970s. Following the collapse of local training providers in the mid-1990s and a shift in emphasis by local colleges away


In 2014, Ford produced more than 1.5 million low emission engines in the UK, almost two-thirds of the UK total. Ford also announced an investment in excess of £475 million at its Dagenham site to produce an all-new advanced technology,