Varanasi: With a view to promote clean energy transport, an auto-driver of the city came up with a novel idea and introduced solar panels in his electric powered e-rickshaw to ensure clean and gree

The city government on Tuesday notified the new E-rickshaw Sewa Scheme, paving the way for the battery-operated vehicles’ return on the city roads.

Paving the way for plying of e-rickshaws on roads of national capital region, the Cabinet on Wednesday approved promulgation of an ordinance as a bill in this regard could not get through Parliamen

A bill to regularise e-rickshaws and provide for driving licences for battery-operated vehicles was introduced in Lok Sabha today , paving the way for such vehicles to ply in the national capital a

American scientist Joshua Apte travels in an autorickshaw to present alarming findings for anyone who spends time on or near the roads in this city of 25 million.

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday issued show-cause notices on a contempt petition alleging that e-rickshaws were plying in large numbers in the Capital in violation of the Court orders.

Come November and e-rickshaws might start plying on the city roads legally.

Say Oct 8 Statutory Order Lays Down Norms For Vehicles That Cannot Be Complied With

E-rickshaw will be allowed to carry four passengers and 40 kg luggage while e-carts would transport goods up to 310 kg according to these rules notified by the government.

The Chennai Corporation Council approved a non-motorised transport (NMT) policy to promote walking, cycling, cycle rickshaws, pushcarts and other forms of mobility powered by humans. The civic body has set a target of increasing the mode share for pedestrians and cyclists to at least 40 per cent by 2018.

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