110 Results for

soy

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Ford uses recycled tires, soy for seals and gaskets in several 2011MY vehicles

Ford and Recycled Polymeric Materials have partnered to make gaskets and seals made from recycled tires, soy, and other "biorenewable content."

By Jul. 12, 2011

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2011 Grand Jeep Cherokee swaps soy foam for recycled foam

Chrysler is replacing soy-based foam with recycled foam in its 2011 Grand Jeep Cherokee. Which is greener?

By Aug. 30, 2010

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Ford Fusion Hybrid gets soy-based foam seats

2010 Fusion Hybrid is Ford's latest vehicle to be outfitted with soy-based foam seat cushions, covered in recycled fabric. A car's environmental impact can be measured by more than mileage.

By Mar. 2, 2009

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Soy moves from tofu to electrical transformers

To reduce the risk of explosions and pollution, some utilities are switching from petroleum to vegetable oils to insulate transformers.

By May. 19, 2008

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The ultimate indignity: R2-D2 soy sauce bottle

It's the very definition of tragic.

By Nov. 14, 2007

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Biodiesel to take up 10% of US soy crop this year

Soy, for the breakfast table and the car

By Aug. 2, 2007

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Biohackers crowdfund milk-protein vegan cheese, minus the cows

A vegan-cheese project on Indiegogo aims to replicate cheese from cows' milk without involving any mammals.

By Jul. 7, 2014

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Ford and Heinz want to cook up car parts from tomatoes

Heinz sure has a lot of extra tomato skins kicking around. The condiment company and Ford explore turning those skins into bioplastics.

By Jun. 11, 2014

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My name is Laura. I'm a compulsive texter. I just fell flat on my face.

Walking and texting is more dangerous than you think. Just ask our CNET en español editor.

By Jun. 4, 2014

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Flower power: Ford interiors made of tropical plant

The door bolsters inside Ford's latest Escape SUV will be made with a tropical plant called kenaf, offsetting 300 pounds of oil-based reins per year. The SUV will be 85 percent recyclable.

By Jan. 26, 2012