SOURCE: Kia Motors Corporation
Kia Soul EV earns world automotive industry's first UL Environment Validation for Bio-based Organic Carbon Content
Various bio-based materials have been applied to the Soul EV, such as bio degradable plastic, bio-foam and bio-fabric. Unlike previous plastic materials that are based from oils, bio-based materials are derived from biomass, which is a photosynthate. Such modern biochemical technologies have replaced the majority of the existing chemistry industry by offering an alternative through development of new bio-materials.