Flower Power: Ford Considers Dandelions As A New Source Of Rubber

Flower Power: Ford Considers Dandelions As A New Source Of Rubber
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Researchers have found that the dandelion's roots can be used to make synthetic material that can be used to make car parts such as floormats, cup-holders and interior trim.

Emma Hutchings
  • 11 may 2011

Ford motor company and Ohio State University are researching dandelions for use as sustainable rubber car parts such as floormats, cup-holders and interior trim. Angela Harris, a Ford research engineer, said:

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