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The future demands bold action.

Transportation is the number one source of climate pollution in the United States, and to work towards achieving the goals of the Paris Climate Agreement, our industry must continue to evolve. Audi is working to improve manufacturing processes and vehicle material choices that can reduce environmental impact. To follow our journey, read more below.

At Audi, sustainability is a mindset.
Here's what we aim to achieve:


reduction in Audi of America's net carbon footprint by 2025, compared to 2019.

Net carbon-neutral production

All of our production facilities around the globe are planned to be certified net carbon-neutral by 2025.


of the U.S. model lineup is planned to be full battery electric or plug-in hybrid by 2025.

About Audi Sustainability



We’re shrinking our carbon footprint.

What’s the key to becoming future-proof? Decarbonization. Discover how Audi is shrinking its corporate carbon footprint as it works towards achieving carbon-neutral mobility and operations and creating more environmentally friendly vehicles.
How we’re decarbonizing

Audi first car manufacturer to be awarded ASI certificate.

Audi was the first car manufacturer to be awarded the Chain of Custody certificate of the Aluminum Stewardship Initiative (ASI), establishing itself as a leader in a more sustainable use of aluminum. Whether it’s helping develop new ASI standards or improve existing ones, we’re striving to create a more sustainable future.
How Audi acts more sustainably

Production of the Audi e-tron® GT begins in Germany.

The Böllinger Höfe production site is the first Audi facility in Germany with net carbon-neutral production of the Audi e-tron GT, the brand’s most powerful electric vehicle.
See sustainability in action

Audi celebrates 50th anniversary of Earth Day with grant to CalTech.

On the 50th anniversary of Earth Day in 2020, Audi of America and the Audi Environmental Foundation teamed up to award a $100,000 grant to the California Institute of Technology, funding research for a new climate model.
How green production has grown

How Audi is protecting Earth’s most valuable resource.

Clean water is an essential part of our daily lives, yet according to the United Nations, 2.2 billion people worldwide in 2019 did not have regular access to clean water. Audi plans to continue to reduce water consumption in our production facilities as a key part of our overall sustainability efforts.
How we reduce water consumption

Helping to fight climate change, the Greentech Festival & Green Awards champion big ideas.

Founded by Audi and Nico Rosberg, former Formula One world champion, the Greentech Festival and Green Awards celebrate and award ideas and innovations designed to fight climate change.
Learn about the Greentech Festival

The first of its kind: net carbon-neutral automotive manufacturing.

Audi Brussels was certified as the industry’s first net carbon-neutral site, which is no small feat. This coordinated effort encompasses the entire facility, made possible by the installation of a large on-site renewable energy source, as well as offsetting emissions that cannot be avoided.
Read how Audi is taking the lead