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Can Indian rickshaws survive in a green and Uber-ised world?

CityMetric, August 7th 2017

The three-wheeled auto rickshaw – nicknamed ‘tuk tuk’ after the judder of its two-stroke engine – has come to be a symbol of modern Indian city life.  Around a quarter of a million of them putter about the streets, mostly painted in bright yellow and green and decorated inside, often garishly, with photos, stickers and religious iconography. Continue reading Can Indian rickshaws survive in a green and Uber-ised world?

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