Pollution

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    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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