Saudi’s Sabic launches automotive electrification initiative BlueHero

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  • Date: 23-Jun-2022
  • Source: GCC Business…
  • Sector: Transport
  • Country: Saudi Arabia
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Saudi’s Sabic launches automotive electrification initiative BlueHero

Sabic, a Saudi chemical manufacturing company, has unveiled BlueHero, an expanding ecosystem of materials, solutions, expertise and programs aimed to help accelerate the energy transition to electric power.

The company’s goal with BlueHero is to support the automotive industry’s efforts to create better, safer and more efficient electric vehicles (EVs), with an emphasis on improving structural battery components with unique flame retardant materials and solution development expertise.

The automotive industry is leading the charge in moving towards new, more sustainable mobility systems. This includes a major shift to battery-powered EVs, which can convert over 77 percent of electricity into movement compared to only 12 to 30 percent for vehicles with internal combustion engines.

In addition to this high performance, EVs also emit no tailpipe pollutants and are typically responsible for significantly fewer greenhouse gas emissions during operation, enabling important contributions to meeting global goals on climate change.

Abdulrahman Al-Fageeh

EVP – Petrochemicals SABIC “With our strategic BlueHero initiative, we have vigorously committed to invest in, develop and deliver material solutions that can support the transition to electric power, drive down emissions and help address climate change. Our decision to initially focus on automotive reflects the urgency of making progress in that space and the strengths

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