Metropolitan Mobility

Autos shift to accommodate big city living

Implications - A challenge those in the auto industry are currently facing is boosting car ownership in metropolitan areas. As a result, specialty automobiles and car-related services specifically for city dwellers is observed. This becomes all the more important when one considers that Millennials -- large in numbers and just entering the age of disposable income -- tend to skew more toward city living.
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