Materials and substances
Vehicle production uses a diverse range of materials, chemicals and processes. Managing the safe handling, use and disposal of these products is an important priority.
The European automotive industry produces millions of vehicles per year, and as a result is a significant user of both raw materials, as well as chemicals, plastics and metal. The industry has, therefore, to be careful to consider the impact of its activities.
In particular, the industry untertakes to reasonably assess the origin of the contents of its parts and components, as well to ensure the proper handling of chemicals in its products.