Ford plans to make car parts out of CO2 pollution

Ford is planning to make car parts from a new kind of plastic polymer made from emissionsFor the last four years, the U.S. carmaker has been working with a manufacturer to develop a CO2-based foam, and soon a plastic, that can eventually replace parts made from petroleum. The shift could reduce petroleum use by more than 600 million pounds a year. There’s 30 pounds of foam in a typical vehicle, and 300 pounds of plastic.

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Ford plans to make car parts out of CO2 pollution

Ford is planning to make car parts from a new kind of plastic polymer made from emissionsFor the last four years, the U.S. carmaker has been working with a manufacturer to develop a CO2-based foam, and soon a plastic, that can eventually replace parts made from petroleum. The shift could reduce petroleum use by more than 600 million pounds a year. There’s 30 pounds of foam in a typical vehicle, and 300 pounds of plastic.

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