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Cognis Bioresin Is Used In Concept Car

by Michael McCoy
May 11, 2009 | APPEARED IN VOLUME 87, ISSUE 19

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Students at the Royal Institute of Technology, in Stockholm, built the body of an eco-friendly concept car out of hemp and Cognis' Tribest resin, an acrylated epoxidized soybean oil. The students entered the car, which also has a hybrid engine, in the Shell Eco-marathon, held last week at Germany's EuroSpeedway Lausitz racetrack.

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