While automakers increasingly are making their cars and trucks with more recyclable content, a primary vehicle component remains environmentally harmful and without an expansive recycling effort. Until now. Among several efforts aimed at remedying the growing junk piles of used tires is a development at DaimlerChrysler Corp. The automaker's Jeep Grand Cherokee includes three seals made from a tire derived material. The automaker is using a hybrid plastic rubber, called Symar-T, developed ...

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