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Car cabin pollution scare prompts calls for new air conditioning rules

Experts have called for the regulation of car air conditioning systems after new trials revealed that popular models are letting in dangerous amounts of pollution. Safety tests on 11 types of car have shown huge variation the the ability to … Continue reading

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Motorists breathe in 40% more deadly pollutants when sat at red lights 

Car emissions take longer to disperse in built-up areas and end up accumulating in the air at traffic lights and junctions, researchers from the University of Surrey found. Drivers inhale seven times more pollutants at red lights than pedestrians Pollutants … Continue reading

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Pollution inside Cars

The interior of your car may seem like a safe haven from air pollution, but it may actually be quite the opposite. Chemicals emanating from the steering wheel, dashboard, armrests and seats mix with the airborne pollution being generated under … Continue reading

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