TITLE

Back to the future for the green car

AUTHOR(S)
Chang, Joseph
PUB. DATE
December 2007
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;12/17/2007, Vol. 272 Issue 22, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article describes the next generation of automobiles that can reduce fuel consumption and emission of greenhouse gases. The next generation of automobiles will feature less metal, more biomaterials and plastics, and will run efficiently on alternative fuel sources, all on eco-friendly tires with less rolling resistance. Beyond using alternative fuels such as ethanol, biodiesel, hydrogen and lithium-ion batteries, car manufacturers around the world are looking to lighter, greener and cheaper materials to replace traditional parts.
ACCESSION #
28634945

 

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