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Germany leads the way in car sharing

As many of 45 per cent of households in Berlin do not own cars

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Picture taken on September 5, 2012 shows CItroen C-zero electric cars parked up next to a Bentley during the launch of a car sharing scheme in Berlin. Car-sharing, pioneered in Switzerland in the 1970s, is gaining popularity across the globe as people shy away from the cost of owning and maintaining an automobile in big cities.

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CAR sharing, pioneered in Switzerland in the 1970s, is gaining popularity across the globe as people shy away from the cost of owning and maintaining a car in big cities. And it is proving particularly successful in Germany, where carmakers themselves are keen to get a slice of the