There are more than 1.2 Billion cars on the world’s tarred roads. Leonardo da Vinci might not have foreseen this back in the 15th century when he started sketching designs and making models of the transport vehicles of the future. In 1913, the US produced 485,000 motor vehicles and today over 260 million cars are registered in the country. More vehicles on the road means more congestion and more pollution. Carbon monoxide, nitrogen oxides and a quarter of hydrocarbons emitted come directly from these vehicles. 30,000 premature deaths can be traced to particulate matter. Carbon monoxide, nitrogen oxides and a quarter of hydrocarbons emitted come directly from these vehicles. Does this mean that our automobile industry has permanent grease on its “green hands”?
Join us as we look this topic in-depth and analyze the Automobile Industry’s role in reducing global warming and climate change.