ISLAMABAD: Pakistani company Green Wheels Private Limited has introduced a hybrid rickshaw in an auto parts show organised at Karachi’s Expo Center. The Chinese built hybrid rickshaw is now being locally assembled by Green Wheels. The advanced rickshaw would be available in both, air conditioner and non-air conditioner models. It has also been equipped with Wi-Fi facility whereas its fuel average is 50 kilometre per litre. It consumes minimal fuel when driven at a speed below 25 km/h as the engine automatically switches to hybrid system. The company officials have revealed that non-air conditioner rickshaw will cost around Rs400,000. According to officials, they are getting bulk orders for the three-wheelers.
Published in The Express Tribune, March 7th, 2017.