Continental careers – become a natural rubber materials expert

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Dr Carla Recker is one of the experts working on Continental’s Taraxagum rubber project, which aims to transform dandelions into a viable new source of natural rubber.

Although the project is not yet complete, Dr Recker’s vision for the future of the material is clear: “We will have a factory where dandelion rubber is produced that we can use for our tires.”

All available R&D positions at Continental can be found online here.

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Rachel's career in journalism began around five years ago when she started working for UKi Media & Events, having recently graduated from Coventry University where she studied the subject. Her favourite aspect of the job is interviewing industry experts, including researchers, scientists, engineers and technicians, and learning more about the ground-breaking technologies and innovations that are shaping the future of the automotive and tire industries.

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