25 Nov '11, 5pm

Plastic bottles get new life in Ford Focus Electric: Good use of bad rubbish I say

If your car was full of waste plastic bottles you’d probably not be best pleased about it and would likely scream at the kids not to leave junk in the car. But not with the new Ford Focus Electric which is full of plastic bottles-but thankfully in a clean and environmentally friendly way. Ford has revealed that its first electric car will use REPREVE ® branded fibre- made from a hybrid blend of recycled materials – in its seat fabrics. The car maker will be the first to use the material , made by global leader in sustainable textile solutions, Unifi Inc, and will mean each Focus Electric will contain more than 20 plastic bottles per car. “What better vehicle than the Focus Electric to put seat fabric made of recycled materials?” said Carol Kordich, lead designer of Sustainable Materials for Ford. “Not only does the use of this fabric in Focus Electric help reduce waste, it...

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