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Biomaterials being used for FORD vehicles

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Although increased usage of biobased materials in plastics is still in the advanced research phase, Ford has already made inroads with other bio-based, reclaimed and recycled materials that are in Ford, Lincoln and Mercury vehicles today, including soy bean-based foam seats, wheat straw to reinforce plastics and corn in the manufacture of seat material. In fact, you may be already be sitting on or using these materials on your daily commute: