Ford reveals plan to use foam made from captured CO2 by 2021

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Ford reveals plan to use foam made from captured CO2 by 2021

Car giant announces new CO2-based plastics and foams could be made using captured carbon

Auto giant Ford has become the first carmaker to begin formulating and testing new foam and plastic components which use captured carbon dioxide as feedstock, hinting that the low carbon material could...

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