Paris’ Autolib Fleet Vandalized, About 50 Cars Taken Out of Service

The city of Paris started its short-term car rental, or car-sharing, model in December, but had to pull about 25% of Autolib’s 200-vehicle fleet into repair after a series of vandalism strikes and breakdowns, according to the Journal du Dimanche.

The article states that around 6,000 people have signed up as members. For an article about Autolib’s start up, click here.

To read the full article from the Journal Du Dimanche, click on the URL: http://www.lejdd.fr/Societe/Depeches/Autolib-50-en-reparation-Ville-de-Paris-445965/

For an English version of the story from The Local, click here: http://www.thelocal.fr/2170/20120102/

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