Cars lose shine as Singapore youth cycle more often: Poll

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SINGAPORE - The proportion of young Singaporeans who aspire to own a car has shrunk substantially from six years ago.

According to a face-to-face survey commissioned by The Straits Times and carried out by Nexus Link in April, 50.4 per cent of just over 500 respondents said they aspire to own a car within the next few years - down from 65.5 per cent when the same poll was done in 2016.

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