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Rise in bike-sharing across Asia leads to drop in petrol consumption growth

The Taipei city government is expanding bike-sharing programme Youbike to have a bike station within a 10-minute walk of every citizen by 2018.


IT is not quite going back to the horse, even if the bicycle was the first contraption to replace beasts as a means of personal transport.

This is a new two-wheeled animal, though, that millions of consumers in Beijing, Taipei, Singapore and cities across Asia are renting...

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