Building Eco Cars

Kia Motors strives to produce cars that not only bring happiness to people but also protect the well-being of our planet.

1. Design

Reducing harmful substances and using recyclable materials

Kia Toxic Chemicals Management System

e-CMS (e-Chemical Management System): e-CMS uses data from the International Material Data System (IMDS) and manages information on chemical substances.

RAIS-H (Recyclability Assessment Information System for Homologation): To identify and replace non-recyclable parts and materials at the design phase.

Green car production system

Design for environment (DfE)

Design fOr Recycling Optimizing System (DOROSY)

Assessments to minimise environmental impact

Life Cycle Assessment (LCA): LCA is a quantitative assessment of a vehicle’s environmental impact throughout its lifecycle.

Eco-efficiency: The eco-efficiency assessment aims to minimize our vehicles’ environmental impact while creating high economic value.

Eco-efficency assessment : Economic value(sales revenue) Environment load (total amount if CO2 emissions and resource consumption)

2. Production

Kia Eco-Friendly Production

In the past, the focus of the automotive industry was on proving cars with greater attractiveness, convenience and safety. Now, however, efforts are underway to develop cars that ensure the sustainability of the Earth.

3. Distribution

RFID-based parts supply management

Kia RFID-based parts supply management

4. Disposal

The end-of-life vehicle processing system consists of eight steps. The system is designed to run continuously and successively, so it is capable of handling large loads.

Kia End-of-life Vehicle processing sequence