Photo courtesy of car2go.

Photo courtesy of car2go.

In less than two months, over 78,000 customers have registered with car2go in China. These vehicles help save on parking spaces, reduce air pollution, and improve the traffic in the city, according to a car2go release

Of these customers, 40,000 vehicle rentals have been made. This means that in Chongqing, a city with 30 million inhabitants and car2go's first Asia location, a car2go vehicle is rented out every 1.7 minutes.

There are currently 400 smart fortwo vehicles spread over about 23 sq. mi. of the central city areas of Chongqing including Yubei, Jiangbei, and Yuzhong. 

By comparison, the biggest car2go locations in Europe and North America have approximately 100,000 to 130,000 registered customers per city.