Slow news during the holidays enable me to compile two weeks worth of green news roundup. Here they are in no particular order:
Ford likes Sabic resins
Ford might be too busy begging for bailout money but its R&D for fuel-efficient car is still ongoing (R&D is definitely needed for them to survive!). Sabic says its lightweight Noryl GTX resins is being incorporated in Ford's all-new Kuga model to help meet fuel economy and emission targets.
Lithium ion joint venture
GS Yuasa and Honda Motor Co. formed a joint venture company which will manufacture, sell and conduct R&D for high-performance lithium-ion batteries focusing on hybrid vehicles. The two companies will begin establishing the new company around spring 2009.
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