Carbon emissions

  • Science & Tech

    Imported used cars are fuelling pollution

    USED light-duty vehicles imported from wealthy countries are adding to Africa’s air pollution woes, a global overview of the small vehicle export market has found. Of the ‘light-duty’ used vehicles exported globally between 2015 and 2018, the majority went to Africa. Light-duty vehicles, in general, weigh less than 3,5 tonnes and include saloon cars, sport utility vehicles, and minibusses. The report, published by the UN…

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  • Science & Tech

    Britain to ban new petrol and diesel cars by 2030

    BRITAIN will move up a ban on new petrol and diesel cars and vans to 2030 and is eyeing 250 000 new jobs as part of a green industrial revolution, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said as he tries to meet Britain’s net zero emissions climate target. Johnson is seeking to show his government is on track to deliver manifesto promises after a…

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  • Motoring

    Electric vehicles now finding their way into Africa

    By  CleanTechnica The majority of vehicles (ICE or EV) that are imported into most of sub-Saharan Africa are used vehicles from Europe, Asia, and America. Record EV sales are being registered across several key source markets such as Germany for left-hand drive vehicles and the United Kingdom for right-hand drive vehicles which will eventually add to the growing inventory of used EVs.…

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