Goodyear and DuPont developing new bio-based technology for tires  [ USA ]

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company and DuPont Industrial Biosciences are working together to develop BioIsoprene(TM), a bio-based alternative for petroleum-derived isoprene. BioIsoprene(TM) can be used for the production of synthetic rubber—which in turn is an alternative for natural rubber—and other elastomers. The development of BioIsoprene(TM) will help reduce the tire and ru...
<Mar 06, 2012>