This Volvo XC60 T8 Hybrid is being shown off by the brand as part of a new initiative that will see it creating future vehicles with recycled materials to decrease a dependence on virgin components. The vehicle is outfitted with 25% recycled materials and marks the brand's new initiative to infuse every car it makes with the same 25% recycled materials by 2025. This includes seats covers with recycled water bottles collected from the ocean along with carpet in the cabin and floor mats that are compromised of repurposes fishing nets.
The new recycled component initiative as highlighted with the Volvo XC60 T8 Hybrid addresses the brand's commitment to combating single-use plastic waste and helping to make its vehicles more applicable for eco-conscious consumers.
This Volvo XC60 T8 Hybrid Highlights a New Initiative from the Brand
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