FILE PHOTO: Ola Kaellenius, CEO of German luxury car manufacturer Daimler AG, speaks at the annual results news conference in Stuttgart, Germany, February 11, 2020. REUTERS/Andreas Gebert
FRANKFURT (Reuters) – German luxury automaker Daimler on Monday announced tougher carbon emissions targets, saying it aimed to reach carbon dioxide-neutral production of passenger cars worldwide by 2022.
“Now we go for worldwide carbon-neutral production by 2022,” CEO Ola Kaellenius said, adding that the goal included battery production.
The carbon goal previously had just applied to Europe.
Reporting by Ilona Wissenbach; writing by Thomas Seythal; editing by Riham Alkousaa