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Indonesia's cheap car launch raises concerns

Critics say low price on cars may worsen congestion on roads and increase dependency on oil imports.

    The Indonesian government has launched a new car that is claimed to be affordable and environmentally friendly.

    But critics says extra cars will only add to the congestion on the already-busy roads, and will increase Indonesia's dependency on oil imports.

    Al Jazeera's Step Vaessen reports from Jakarta.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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