Green Earth Technologies' first commercial – Click above to watch the video after the jump
From the UK arrives the Eco One, a one-seater sports car that is almost completely made from vegetable materials. The car was built by student Ben King from a design by Dr Kerry Kirwan, a researcher at the Warwick Manufacturing Group. Kirwan's previous creations include biodegradable cell phones.
Yes, yes... A car made from hemp? It's a subject we have discussed a few times: hemp-powered cars and car panels made from hemp fiber, and it looks serious: Ford, teaming with the UK's Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and hemp fiber supplier Hemcore are developing a plant matter used to build auto bodies. The DEFRA is investing half a million pounds (roughly a million dollars) in the matter, because the resulting material can be useful in not using petrochemicals and metals to