Waste from car production in the EU

The total amount of waste generated during car production in the EU has been reduced by 2.2% since 2005, as this interactive chart shows.

The waste generated per unit produced by the manufacturing of passenger cars went up by 32% over 17 years.

Waste fluctuations, both in absolute and per unit terms can be explained by the occurrence of singular events, such as a fall in total production during the economic crisis.

Levels of car manufacturing waste largely follow production trends
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