HANNOVER MESSE 2018, 23 - 27 April
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World's first structural bio-based car

Lina is the world's first car to be structurally built from bio-composite materials

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Hall 4, Stand D44



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Energy Efficiency, Smart Materials & Coatings, Young Tech Enterprises

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A chassis made from flax fibres with a bio plastic PLA core and a body from laminated flax composite. As a result, she is not only efficient and practical, but also durable from production until she end up at the recycling services. Through the newest NFC technology Lina can be used for car sharing services and still feel like your own car. To show that these futuristic innovations can be used today, Lina will be tested by the RDW to obtain a Dutch license plate. TU/ecomotive will present their finished concept car in May, after which they will race in a efficiency race: the Shell Eco-marathon.


  Noud van de Gevel

Noud van de Gevel

PR & Media Manager, Eindhoven University of Technology

Noud van de Gevel is a third year Bachelor Automotive student of the Eindhoven University of Technology. Currently, he has put his study aside and is full-time board of one of the student teams of the ...

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