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The Age of Blue cars!

Posted on 18/Oct/2011

Car pooling is not a new idea or practice. It has been in vogue for many years and has faithful adherents and practitioners in America and Europe.

However, 'Autolib' is a first of its kind. It is a scheme that rents super mini electric cars to the residents of Paris on a membership basis with a rent plan that is as novel as the program itself. Its promoters - a French billionaire whose business interests include clean technologies and  a visionary mayor of  the city of Paris - decided that Autolib was a way to reduce pollution in cities while slowly encouraging the adoption of new and cleaner forms of mobility.

'Autolib' is a car sharing initiative worth watching. It has the potential to usher in a new blue automotive age. Read more

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