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Final Note

Ford and tequila — an unlikely paring

Kai Ryssdal Jul 20, 2016
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Ford wants to make parts from left over agave plants.  Carl Court/Getty Images
Final Note

Ford and tequila — an unlikely paring

Kai Ryssdal Jul 20, 2016
Ford wants to make parts from left over agave plants.  Carl Court/Getty Images
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A new partnership between Ford and Jose Cuervo.

Yes, Jose Cuervo, the tequila Jose Cuervo.

Turns out once the tequila’s made, there’s a bunch of really fibrous agave plant stuff left over.

Ford says it could use it to make wiring harnesses or cup holders, maybe.

Interestingly, Ford already uses soy foam, castor oil, wheat straw, coconut fiber and rice hulls in its cars.

Me? I drink beer.

 

 

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