Ford's foam creation using CO2

Ford researchers foresee the new materials going into production vehicles within five years; future goals include developing other plastic materials using captured carbon to help reduce further the need for fossil fuel-based plastics.

Autocar Pro News Desk By Autocar Pro News Desk calendar 20 May 2016 Views icon6462 Views Share - Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to LinkedIn Share to Whatsapp

Ford Motor Company is the first automaker to formulate and test new foam and plastic components using carbon dioxide as the feedstock. Researchers expect to see the new biomaterials in Ford production vehicles within five years.

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