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Tata Motors to Use Cornstarch to Improve Car Safety

We know that corn can be used to produce automobile fuel ethanol.Tata_Motors_Use_Cornstarch_Improve_Car_Safety_1

Now Tata Motors, India’s largest automobile producer is working on using cornstarch to make car body parts to improve safety of the vehicle. They have found that cornstarch can increase the crash resistance of cars. This can save the occupants of the car in case of an accident.

tata_logoTata Motors is already using cornstarch based material in small cars for proto-testing. It is expected to be a reality by the end of 2012.

Read more from Tata Group: Now, drive cars built on cornstarch.

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  • Padhu March 4, 2012, 8:46 pm

    Interesting and informative!

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