Ford and McDonald’s team up to make car parts out of coffee

Fox News | Dec 4, 2019 at 2:01 PM
  • Ford is brewing up a new kind of plastic.
  • The automaker has teamed up with McDonald’s to use the dried coffee bean skins, or chaff, that is typically discarded as waste during the roasting process to create car parts that are lighter and stronger than the ones they replace.
  • The material is also stronger at high temperatures and can maintain its integrity up to 150 degrees Celsius.