Water used in car production in the EU

The water consumption per passenger car produced in the EU has been reduced by 30.5% since 2006, as this interactive infographic shows.

Long-term strategies for reducing water consumption have made it possible to reduce the total amount of water used in car production by 49.6% between 2006 and 2021. This includes the increased application of recirculation technologies for the reuse of water.

The amount of water used to manufacture cars has been halved over the past 15 years
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