Net Worth: Ford to produce parts made entirely from recycled ocean plastics

Toronto, Ontario — Have you ever turned to the ocean for parts sourcing? Well, Ford has–the automaker is dipping a toe into the world of recycled ocean plastics, announcing that the Ford Bronco will feature parts made entirely from repurposed waste pulled from our waters. The part in question is the wiring harness clip—you know, […]

Ford to recycle CO2 into automotive foams

While at Fortune's Brainstorm E conference, Executive Chairman Bill Ford announced the company’s research into converting carbon dioxide into plastics and foams.

Dearborn, Michigan — May 18, 2016 — It’s definitely automotive recycling, but not as we know it. Ford has announced it has begun to formulate and test new foam and plastic components using carbon dioxide (CO2) as feedstock. According to a statement from Ford, researchers expect to see the new biomaterials in Ford production vehicles […]