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2015 Edge Power & Fuel Economy Specs Finally Released

The fully remodeled, all-new 2015 Ford Edge was applauded by critics when revealed last summer, but at the time Ford hadn’t released any info regarding the SUV’s fuel economy and powertrain specs. Edge is scheduled to arrive this spring, so we’re sure prospective shoppers want to know exactly what the SUV’s revised engine lineup offers in terms of muscle and mpg. We’ve got the data, finally released by Ford, and think you’ll be happy with the numbers you see.

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Dandelions Used to Make Rubber for Eco-Friendly Tires

Dandelions, the landscaper’s curse and wish-making weed, may be used very soon to create sustainable tires. Did you know that the U.S. imports its rubber from Southeast Asia for roughly $3 billion annually? Yup, it’s a substantial sum. To cut back these costs and provide a more eco-friendly alternative to imported rubber, which relies on scarce rubber trees, a couple of outfits in the U.S. are working on extracting latex from a rare cousin of the American dandelion.

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