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US car-sharing app teams with Sumitomo for drive into Asia

Turo wants rental service available in Japan for tourists at 2020 Olympics

Turo hopes to launch a car-sharing service involving vehicles owned by individuals in Japan. (Photo by Kento Awashima)

PALO ALTO, U.S. -- Turo, the American operator of a peer-to-peer car-rental app, looks to establish its service in Asia with the help of fresh funding from Sumitomo Corp. and others, targeting a Japanese debut by 2020.

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