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Continental constructing tires from dandelions

Most people view dandelions as a nuisance. But here at Continental, we embrace the flowering weed as a key component to the future of tires.

Before you start thinking you can harvest the dandelions from your lawn into a cash crop, think again. Continental isn’t using just any dandelion but a specific species. The Russian dandelion is the only one that can be used as an alternative source for natural rubber production.