No. of cars: 5,73,000
Only 10% of the population own cars. In fact, the city-state’s endeavour is to reduce the number of vehicles on the road. Multiple taxes are imposed on vehicles. The Open Market Value (OMV) includes customs, but add 20% excise, a huge sum to get certificate of entitlement, and a registration fee of 100-180%.
No. of cars: more than 32 million
In June 2019, the city temporarily banned over half the registered cars. These included petrol cars registered before January 2006, and diesel ones registered before January 2011. Later, it permanently banned old diesel cars and trucks. These regulations will continue to tighten until 2030, when only electric or hydrogen-filled vehicles will be allowed.
No. of cars: around 10 million
For 65% of commuters, cars are the preferred travel option. In Santa Fe, a major business hub, a driver spends 26 days a year on the road, or more than...