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

Green Car Congress

Used Vehicles and the Environment - A Global Overview of Used Light Duty Vehicles: Flow, Scale and Regulation , the first report of its kind, calls for action to fill the current policy vacuum with the adoption of harmonized minimum quality standards that will ensure used vehicles contribute to cleaner, safer fleets in importing countries. Last month, the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) set cleaner fuels and vehicle standards from January 2021.

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