Ford expands Smart Mobility pilot program to deliver improved access to healthcare in The Gambia; motorcycles with sensors

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In some parts of The Gambia, mobility facilitates delivery of life-saving healthcare services to those in need. For healthcare practitioners in The Gambia, motorcycles are essential. They allow quicker, more affordable transportation to remote areas across hazardous terrain, especially during the intense rainy season.

UNEP: export of used cars to developing world creating significant environmental problems

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However, it also shows that where countries have implemented measures to govern the import of used vehicles—notably age and emissions standards —these give them access to high-quality used vehicles, including hybrid and electric cars, at affordable prices. For example, the average age of used vehicles exported to the Gambia was close to 19 years old, while a quarter of used vehicles exported to Nigeria were almost 20 years old.

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