Uber wants you to help save the environment on Malaysia Day by not driving your car

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  • Thursday, 14 Sep 2017

(FILES) This file photo taken on August 17, 2017 shows a man posing with his mobile phone displaying the Uber app in Manila.Ride-sharing app Uber said on August 29, 2017 it had paid nearly 10 million USD in fines and drivers compensation to return to the Philippines roads, after it was suspended for defying the government. / AFP PHOTO / TED ALJIBE

IF you don’t have a car but used to own one, I bet it was hard adapting to this new lifestyle, right? But some people in Malaysia have become comfortable with the idea of not owning a car.

This might seem hard to believe if you look at vehicle ownership trends in Malaysia. Did you know, according to market research agency Nielsen, in 2014 Malaysia had the third highest rate of private car ownership in the world, with 93% of households here owning a car?

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