Nano-cellulose material from bananas, pineapple, and other fruit can be used to make strong, light-weight, and more sustainable motor vehicle parts, the researchers found.
Team leader Alcides Leao said the fibre used to reinforce new plastics may come from delicate fruits.
General Motors India on Tuesday sought incentives for owners of cars driven on alternative fuel and tax rate cuts to encourage adoption of such eco-friendly vehicles.
Day in Pics: 30th August
August 30, 2014
Famous Ganesh Pandals in Mumbai