Uber’s Popularity in India Has Led to a Mini Vehicle Boom

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An Uber taxi driver drives his car through a street in New Delhi, India. Riding on its startup success and flush with fresh capital, taxi-hailing smartphone app Uber is making a big push into Asia.

Photographer: Saurabh Das/AP Photo

Uber Technologies Inc. has posed a threat to auto sales by enticing car owners to ditch their keys. In India, its popularity has sparked a vehicle boom instead.

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