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Sweet Innovation in Synthetic Rubber by Yokohama Rubber Engineers

The new technology has succeeded in creating cells with the in-vivo capability of generating isoprene from a biomass (sugar) that serves as the starting material.

Pirelli Makes UHP Tire from Guayule Rubber

Pirelli has constructed its first ultra high performance tire containing natural rubber from the guayule plant. The prototype tire was recently tested on the Italian tiremaker’s Vizzola and Balocco test tracks on a Maserati. The tire took two years to develop from primary materials research to testing, Pirelli said. On the test track, the tires

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