Ford Showing Off Unique Green Auto Technology

By Sarah Klein

Ford Motor Company will show off some of its latest green technology on January 25 at the University of Manitoba.

The auto maker continues to develop all new composites that include natural ingredients such as soy flour, hemp, cellulose, corn and sugarcane to be used in vehicle parts ranging from plastic cup holders to floor mats.

The natural products, and their inclusion in Ford’s latest vehicles, will be present for the public to see at the biomaterials display, taking place in the U of M’s Engineering and Informative Technology Complex Atrium.

The display is open next Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.