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E-autorickshaws launched in Thiruvananthapuram city
The Hindu | 18/08/2020 10:24 PM | Click to read full article
Mayor K. Sreekumar on Tuesday launched the first batch of electric autorickshaws bought as part of the civic body’s Smart City project. The Corporation has bought 15 e-autorickshaws costing ₹2.30 lakh each.
For autorickshaws running on petrol or diesel, the cost per kilometer is around ₹2 to ₹3, while for e-autorickshaws, it is 80 paise. The drivers can recharge the vehicle at their own homes. It will run 80 km on a single charge.