Technology: From India to UK in a green tuk-tuk

(From Deccan Chronicle)

A 35-year old Indian engineer has completed an epic journey of 14,000 kilometers on a solar-powered auto-rickshaw.

Naveen Rabelli, originally from Hyderabad, started his journey from Bengaluru in February and reached London — the final leg of his journey — on Saturday, September 10. He crossed a total of 11 countries over the course of eight months.

Rabelli, an automotive engineer, converted a Piaggio Apé to feed from the Sun back in 2014. He was stuck in traffic when the idea of converting auto-rickshaws to draw solar power occurred to him. Read more



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