Viewing entries tagged with 'Hemp'

Lightweight hemp-based biomaterials gain momentum

Faurecia aims to triple production of its NAFILean lightweight hemp-based biocomposites over the next three years, as they are increasingly being adopted by original equipment manufacturers.

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The case for using European hemp fibres in automotive applications

In 2016, the cultivation area of industrial hemp in Europe covered more than 33,000 hectares, three times as much as in 2011, according to the HempFlax Group. Hemp areas have grown along with the demand for fibres and seeds.

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Hemp fibre receives ISCC PLUS certificate for automotive applications

Natural fibres have significant environmental benefits in lightweight biocomposites for automotive interiors.

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Sports car made from cannabis hemp

A Florida, USA, environmentalist has built a stylish, carbon-neutral sports car made of cannabis hemp using US$200,000 of his own money.

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Hemp-based materials for the automotive industry

Automotive equipment supplier Faurecia has announced the creation of a 50/50 joint venture with Interval, a French agricultural co-operative.

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