Back to the future for the green car

Chang, Joseph
December 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;12/17/2007, Vol. 272 Issue 22, p5
Trade Publication
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.


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