Hemp is used in over 25,000 products, now including BMWs

By Siraj Datoo
Hemp fibers are probably something you associate more with ropes, sacks and baggy ethnic clothing than with luxury cars. But in a report on BMW’s new electric car, the i3, Bloomberg notes in passing that the car maker will line the door panels with hemp, as part of an interior design apparently aimed at making the i3′s drivers feel closer to nature and less likely to drain the battery in a speed-freak fit.
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