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The Ford START Concept Looks for a Few More Ways to be Green

By: Alex Scott - Published: Apr 24, 2010 • References: ford and yankodesign
The Ford START concept looks beyond fuel economy and alternative energy for other ways it can help the planet. With everyone thinking about the harmful effects from fossil fuels, many don't realize the other ramifications of building a car, such as harmful manufacturing materials and the way in which cars are disposed of.

The Ford START concept uses pre-colored recyclable composites for the outer shell and paneling of the car so as to eliminate the need for body paint. The majority of the car can be recycled once it is out of use, which means it won't be just rusting in a dump somewhere.