What really comes out of your car exhaust?
Admittedly we all know we should do our bit to make the environment greener, and make a concerted effort to recycle and keep energy consumption at home to a minimum. But how many of us choose our daily transport based on its green credentials?
Shockingly as many as 50,000 people die prematurely each year because of toxic gases emitted from cars, buses, taxis and factories. Road transport is actually responsible for up to 70% of air pollution in urban areas.
In fact our air quality is amongst the worst in Europe and is doing untold damage to our health.
So what can you do about it?
Well an app has been developed to help you make more informed choices about your transport – highlighting the damaging effects of the car you drive or are thinking of buying.
Watch the following video to find out how our air pollution is damaging your health and what you can do to help make a difference.
For more information visit: volvo.com