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Under the skin: Why rattan could be the next big thing in car sustainability

1 month ago   |   By Autocar

Sustainable material is said to have a significantly lower carbon footprint than ABS polymer or hardwood interior materials
Manufacturers are increasingly turning towards sustainable materials for car interiors as a replacement for traditional wood, metal and plastic, but ‘sustainable' can be interpreted in different ways.
For example, does making car interior fabrics from recycled plastic bottles make them more sustainable or does it just reduce the carbon footprint of both, preventing something nasty being dumped into landfill? True sustainability means using raw materials that have a...
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