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. In an even more remote village on the north bank of The Gambia River, a lone nurse travels to neighboring communities on her motorcycle testing for tuberculosis, leprosy and other diseases.

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

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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. Cleaning up the global vehicle fleet is a priority to meet global and local air quality and climate targets.

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