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  • Britons buy up cars to avoid risky crowds post-pandemic
  • Britons buy up cars to avoid risky crowds post-pandemic
    Sanket Darji (2020) ©
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Britons buy up cars to avoid risky crowds post-pandemic

With restrictions on retail lifting, some sectors are seeing a rise in sales – including the motor industry. As many Britons shun public transport altogether, there’s growing interest in cars to get from A to B instead, not least because the promise of a mobile cocoon can allay hygiene fears.

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