Ford plans to use zero drinking water for vehicle manufacturing by 2020

Car manufacturing plants are known for excessive water consumption for different processes like washing, cooling, air-conditioning, surface treatment and in paint spray booths. Many car makers are now trying to bring the consumption down with innovative practices. American car manufacturer, Ford today announced its plans to drastically reduce water consumption by 72 per cent at all its manufacturing plants.The company claims to have saved 377 billion litres of water from 2000 to 2015 which is a decrease of 61 percent from the previous...

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Updated Date: Oct 20, 2016 21:30:09 IST