Study shows UK offshores emissions through used vehicle exports

February 21, 2024

The data revealed substantially higher rates of carbon dioxide and pollution generation in exported vehicles. Exported vehicles were also 3.3 miles per gallon worse on fuel efficiency than those sent to the scrapyard. Pollution generated per kilometre by used vehicle fleets. Scrapped vehicles are cleaner than exports across 5,874 (95%) of our 6,145 observed postcode regions (2005-2021 inclusive) covering every community in Britain (c). The study, ‘Offshoring Emissions through Used Vehicle Exports', is published in Nature Climate Change.

The source of this news is from University of Oxford