n IMIESA - Trucks going GREEN : plant and equipment

Volume 34, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 0257-1978
  • Author
  • Source : IMIESA, Volume 34, Issue 4, Apr 2009, p. 84
  • Accreditation : Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET)



In excess of 50 million new vehicles are manufactured worldwide every year. Add this to the existing world vehicle population; combine it with the impact of vehicle manufacturing processes; include the pollution that service and maintenance by-products cause and finally round this off with the massive environmental impact of road accidents and the body repair industry - global warming is a fact. All of this fuels the debate around the extreme climatic patterns currently being experienced around the world.

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