'Sustainability milestone': BMW to roll out tyres given FSC tick of approval

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Auto giant to begin using the Pirelli natural rubber tyres on its X5 plug-in hybrid cars from August 2021

BMW is set to become the first automotive manufacturer to use tyres crafted from rubber which has been given the tick of approval from the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), in a move hailed as a "milestone"...

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