The capital city, Delhi, will get 25 e-rickshaws by this year end, called the Zbees. Manufactured by a by a Swedish company, and partnered with another Indian company, these zero emission rickshaws will be manufactured in Faridabad.
While the government is still in the process of classifying the existing e rickshaws, these very smart looking vehicles could very well be the solution for public transport.
The Zbees, have undergone a successful crash test, the company is waiting for a green signal from the government's vehicle testing agency, ICAT in Manesar for full fledged production.
Goran Folkesson, the CEO of Clean Motion, said, "We will launch the services as a cluster. We have received requests from other cities including Gurgaon, Mumbai, Chennai and Pune."
The Zbees have seat belts for the driver as well as the passengers, and can carry a total of three people.
The eco-friendly Zbee can attain a speed of 45 km/h and consumes 4 kWh for 100 km. the vehicle is powered by lithium batteries.
The vehicle is currently on display as a part of the Sweden India Nobel Memorial Week in New Delhi.