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Kia’s Solar Powered Green workshop in India

Written by AnantaSaranNayak

Kia India has recently opened its first Green Workshop in Rohtak, Haryana. Thus successfully outlining its ambitious plan to establish 150 more such eco-friendly workshops by 2026. This innovative facility is powered by solar panels, significantly reducing water and energy consumption and meeting over 80 per cent of its energy needs, including electric vehicle (EV) AC charging.

Kia’s Strong Move For Sustainable Manufacturing Practices

Taking inspiration from Kia’s sustainable manufacturing practices, the workshop recycles 100 per cent of the water used during servicing and incorporates rainwater harvesting to replenish groundwater levels. Furthermore, the introduction of Steam Wash technology for car cleaning has led to a remarkable 95 per cent reduction in water usage compared to traditional methods.

Kia’s commitment extends beyond major cities, reaching Tier 3 and 4 markets, demonstrating their dedication to creating a more sustainable future for both people and communities.

The Road Ahead For Kia India

Kia India emphasized its ambition to become a prominent advocate for sustainable mobility. He emphasized their commitment to establishing 150 Green Workshops by 2026 and highlighted that these innovations not only reduce carbon emissions but also set industry standards for merging eco-friendliness with exceptional driving experiences.

Kia India has a track record of introducing environmentally responsible initiatives since the commencement of its operations in India. Their Anantapur manufacturing plant efficiently recycles all water used in the manufacturing process. In 2020, Kia introduced a paperless aftersales service, enabling the use of digital devices to handle customer queries. Earlier this year, Kia India initiated two community programs: DROP, addressing plastic waste concerns, and Uphaar, a tree plantation program aimed at supporting the agricultural community and combating climate change.

With the growing number of sales for Kia India, this move in the sustainability segment can act as a catalyst to project a positive image for the brand. Customers these days are very much concerned with the environment and do recognise and value the brands which try to bring a change for the same.

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