ATW #2516 – Manufacturing Cars With Biomaterials

June 22nd, 2021 at 9:47am

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Mohini Sain, University of Toronto
Hamdy Khalil, Woodbridge Foam
John McElroy,

The auto industry is working hard to reduce its carbon footprint. And while everyone is aware of the big push to electric cars, there are other efforts underway. One of those includes making automotive components from biomaterials. These are materials made from plants and vegetation, not from petroleum. And they’ve reached a level of sophistication and development where they are lighter, cheaper and offer better performance.

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