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Car-sharing goes electric

Want to reduce your carbon footprint? Autolib' is an electric car-sharing scheme in Paris that's enjoying huge popularity. Membership increased from 5,650 a month in 2011 to 155,000 in 2014 - clocking up 30.4 million miles. And it's now set to make its debut in London. 

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