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Scooter Rental Startup Lime Plans Car-Rental Service in Seattle

Lime, the Uber- and Alphabet-backed startup that boasts its electric scooter rentals take cars off the road, has decided that some four-wheel vehicles aren’t so bad after all.  

Lime plans to test a car-rental service in Seattle in the coming months, people familiar with the matter said. The service would allow people to book through Lime’s app one of 500 or so small cars made by Fiat Chrysler.

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