Environmental Aspects of the Motor Vehicle and its Use: A Technical Review

United Nations Environment Programme (1977)

It is generally recognised that the motor vehicle in its various forms - cars, buses, trucks, motor cycles and mopeds - makes a significant contribution to society throughout the world, because of the exceptional mobility it provides and the vital part it plays in economic growth in every sector of activity. It also contributes to the overall development of the less privileged members of the world community in at least two ways - it improves access and transport facilities and it creates a wide range of employment opportunities.

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