Bridgestone trials guayule rubber in prototype tyres

1st October 2015 | 0 Comments
 
Bridgestone trials guayule rubber in prototype tyres
Bridgestone says the tyres' natural rubber content is 100 per cent sourced from guayle

Around three and a half years ago, Bridgestone Corporation announced plans to develop the guayule plant into a commercially viable alternative to traditional sources of natural rubber. The company produced its first guayule-sourced natural rubber samples a year ago, and today shares it has reached another milestone on the path to guayule commercialisation – Bridgestone says it has produced passenger car tyres whose natural rubber content is 100 per cent sourced from the desert shrub.

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