Driving in cities is a major hassle, not to mention a major expense. The mayor of Paris is looking to easy urban transport with Automobiles-en-Libre-Service, basically an inexpensive version of Zipcar. Parisians can rent these so-called Voiturelib’ (“free cars”) without reserving in advance for a mere few francs Euros an hour. They can then drop them off anywhere in the city. Paris started a similar service with bikes last summer. It has been a huge success with over 5,000 rental stations around the city.

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