Health effects

Blood perfuses all of the body’s organs and can carry toxic substances as well as beneficial substances, such as oxygen, to them. Air pollution is the source of many materials that may enter the human bloodstream through the nose, mouth, skin and the digestive tract.
A short list of the likely pathogens in car exhausts includes:

  • Carbon Monoxide
  • Nitrogen Dioxide
  • Sulphur Dioxide
  • Suspended particles including PM-10, particles less than 10 microns in size
  • Benzene
  • Formaldehyde
  • Polycyclic Hydrocarbons
The health effects of absorbing these pathogens from vehicle emissions, puts a significant strain on the region’s health sector in curing related ailments.

VBD Automotive Technologies, due to its vast experience in the regional sector, is able to work with institutions to reduce the emissions of relevant pathogens in a sustainable manner relevant to the needs of the region primarily for cheap affordable transport.