Think-tank warns of 4x4 risk.
WARNINGS should be placed on all new four-wheel drive vehicles and their advertising to combat their health and environmental impact, campaigners have urged.
The New Economics Foundation said such a move would help to change personal behaviour.
The think-tank says 4x4s are dispro- portion ately responsible for carbon dioxide carbon dioxide, chemical compound, CO2, a colorless, odorless, tasteless gas that is about one and one-half times as dense as air under ordinary conditions of temperature and pressure. emissions, other air pollutants pollutants
see environmental pollution. and traffic fatalities and injuries.
But their use is increasing. In London they already account for one in seven of all new car sales and the percentage is rising.
They account for one in four cars sold in the United States United States, officially United States of America, republic (2005 est. pop. 295,734,000), 3,539,227 sq mi (9,166,598 sq km), North America. The United States is the world's third largest country in population and the fourth largest country in area. .
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