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Indonesians' love of gas-guzzlers may blunt Widodo fuel policy

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In a jam: Big families, bad roads and rising incomes mean the penchant for gas-guzzlers in Indonesia will be hard to break.

[JAKARTA] At the Indonesia International Motor Show last week, car marketer Pankaj Jain didn't have much cause for worry that an impending fuel-price increase by incoming President Joko Widodo would harm sales.

People "buy bigger" in Indonesia, Mr Jain said, as thousands inspected the...

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