Volvo turns to SSAB’s fossil-free steel

Volvo Group said it will be releasing a series of concept vehicles and components using fossil-free steel from SSAB in 2022. The Swedish OEM recently revealed a concept load carrier built with the steel during a green steel collaboration event in Gothenburg, Sweden.

“This initiative with SSAB sets the benchmark for a fossil-free future. Just as the nations of the world come together at COP26 to address climate change, so too must organizations and industries work in collaboration to develop innovative new solutions for a greenhouse gas emission free future,” said Martin Lundstedt, president and CEO of Volvo Group.

“Volvo Group is committed to pioneering partnerships such as this with SSAB to develop attractive, safe and efficient new vehicles and machines that pave the way for a more sustainable transport and infrastructure system adopted for the future.”

With a commitment to be climate-neutral and achieve net zero value chain greenhouse gas emissions by 2040, Volvo Group is on the path toward developing sustainable transport and infrastructure solutions of the future. The load carrier is just the start, with smaller-scale series production planned by 2022, and mass production set to follow.

Source: Volvo Group