Japan introduces Nano Cellulose concept car made from Plants and Recycled agricultural waste


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The Nano Cellulose concept vehicle recently unveiled at the Tokyo Motor Show, is set to become the most eco-friendly supercar on the planet. However, this car can only reach a top speed of 12 mph. Read more details below!

The ongoing 2019 Tokyo Motor Show has witnessed a lot of breathtaking creative designs and new releases for car lovers across the planet. This Nano Cellulose Vehicle (NCV) is among those recently unveiled at the show and it is made from cellulose nanofiber materials.


The Nano Cellulose concept vehicle is made out of Cellulose nanofiber, which is eco-friendly and very light

We found out on Naijauto.com that this concept vehicle is an end product of research institutes, corporate suppliers launched in 2016 by Ministry of Environment in Japan, and a consortium of twenty-two universities in Japan.


It comes fitted with butterfly doors in a remarkable overall exterior look

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The main material used during the production process, Cellulose Nanofiber, is gotten from plants coupled with recycled agricultural waste, which the manufacturer used for its body work (roof, hood and doors). By implication, the Cellulose concept is 50% lighter than conventional autos. The company has also utilized CNF extensively in the structural tub of the car.


The car offers a rear design dominated by taillights with a massive diffuser

From what we learnt, Yuzo Niimi (Toyota Customizing and Development) was responsible for the outside look of this car. It comes equipped with stunning headlights, small and sharp front grille, and also a tiny footprint at the front. It offers other features such as multi-spoke wheels, large diffuser, massive rear taillights and butterfly doors.


The interior design is sporty and very elegant for comfortable and exciting road trip

For its interior design, it offers 2-spoke steering wheel with paddle shifters and sport panels covered in wood.

For now, the company is yet to reveal full information about its powertrain but we will update you as soon as they do. The Nano Cellulose concept reportedly will offer a peak speed of 20km/hr from its hydrogen fuel cell.

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Oluwaseun Adeniji is a passionate writer and a poet with special interest in writing about cars. He is a master degree holder in international conflict and management. He enjoys feeding the public with the latest auto gist and well researched car reviews. He is also a strong football lover. So, if Oluwaseun is not writing, expect him to be reading about sports.

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