A shocking study in England has found that exhaust fumes account for just a third of all emissions from vehicles, with the rest made up from tyre, road and brake wear.

With the balance of opinion swinging against combustion fuels in cars, environmental groups are taking the next leap and bundling the $240bn (R3.563-trillion) a year tyre industry into their emissions battles...

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