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Continental unveils components and tires for trucks and buses made from natural rubber derived from dandelion

New raw material made from dandelion roots used in commercial vehicles for the first time Continental unveils truck tires, engine mount, and propeller shaft bearing made from dandelion rubber Optimal material properties enable first-class products in terms of technology HANOVER, … Read the full press release

Fraunhofer and Continental build the first ever system to extract vast dandelion rubber quantities for making tires

Rubber can be extracted from the juice of the dandelion. Yet the decisive breakthrough to industrial manufacturing is proving to be a tough step. Working jointly with industry and science, the Fraunhofer Institute for Molecular Biology and Applied Ecology IME … Read the full press release