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One Billion Vehicles Worldwide by the end of 2012i
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Zulima Palacio
October 25, 2012 9:10 PM
The production of passenger vehicles around the world reached an all-time high this year: 80 million new cars and light trucks, according to a study by the Worldwatch Institute in Washington. The new production record is heightening concerns among environmentalists, since petroleum-fueled automobiles are a major source of air pollution and climate-changing carbon emissions. VOA's Zulima Palacio has a report.

One Billion Vehicles Worldwide by the end of 2012

Zulima Palacio

Published October 25, 2012

The production of passenger vehicles around the world reached an all-time high this year: 80 million new cars and light trucks, according to a study by the Worldwatch Institute in Washington. The new production record is heightening concerns among environmentalists, since petroleum-fueled automobiles are a major source of air pollution and climate-changing carbon emissions. VOA's Zulima Palacio has a report.