7 August 2012

Have You Driven a Ford…lately? (The biobased edition.)

"You and I will see the day when auto bodies will be grown down on the farm – Henry Ford.”

Today in the A-list we are looking at that long-time staple of prosperity: the family car. In this case, Ford’s platforms including the Taurus, Mustang, Escape and the Ford F150 truck.fordmustang.jpg

It’s entirely fitting that soy has, perhaps surprisingly to many, made such inroads into Ford vehicle production. Most people, when we think of cars and the biobased revolution, think in terms of renewable fuels. In the case of soy, we generally think of biodiesel.

… Full Text: www.biofuelsdigest.com/biobased/2012/08/07/have-you-driven-a-ford-lately-the-biobased-angle/

Tags: global agriculture, resins, bio-based initiatives, soy foam, PLA, wheat straw-based door panels, Ford-Economics, Hybrids

Source: BiofuelsDigest, 2012-08-07.

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