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The Car Is Staging a Comeback, Spurring Oil’s Recovery

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  • Cars are becoming the de-facto means of transit post-lockdown
  • Roadtrips replacing plane and train travel for summer holidays

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James Li, a public relations account director, would rather spend an hour sitting in Beijing traffic than risk 30 minutes exposed to crowds on a train. “Traffic is as bad as it could be” but the subway is still too dicey, he said.