China's largest search and internet-related service provider Baidu and auto giant, Ford, are setting up a strategic partnership in a number of transport-related areas.
On the question of ownership, one reader who leased a vehicle stated: “Currently owners use their car on average 1hr per day – it’s a waste of money and resources.”
Meanwhile a 2017 McKinsey survey found that in the US alone, 67% of all respondents preferred driving their own cars to using ride-hailing apps, while 63% are not interested in trading their vehicles for shared-mobility rides - even if they’re free!
Published 5th November, 2018
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