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Cognis Helps Build Hybrid Car for Marathon

Friday, June 5, 2009

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A student project team at the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) in Stockholm, Sweden, built an eco-friendly race car incorporating the one-component resin system Tribest from Cognis (Monheim, Germany). The car, called Aurora, was a bio-based urban hybrid concept car that entered the Shell Eco-marathon in May at the EuroSpeedway Lausitz racetrack in Germany.

The student project team built the car body out of Tribest and hemp fibers. Tribest is a patented resin used to make matrices for composite materials. According to the company, it is based on renewable raw materials (acrylate functional resin system derived from soya oil).

The Shell Eco-marathon focuses on finding innovative solutions for building sustainable cars and provides a global forum for students to help find solutions to the world’s energy challenges.

   

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