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Bangalore Engineer Prepares Solar Tuk-Tuk for London Odyssey

July 14, 2014

NDTV

Naveen Rabelli's tuk-tuk broke down the first time he rolled it out of his garage. The electrical engineer didn't lose heart: now, he plans to drive his customized three-wheeler all the way to London.

Rabelli will leave India next year on a 9,600-km odyssey through 10 countries to promote the idea of environmentally friendly travel. His tuk-tuk, or auto rickshaw, is powered entirely by electricity and solar power.

"What better way is there to travel? The tuk-tuk is an Indian icon and this vehicle does not pollute the air in any way," Rabelli, 33, told Reuters as he rode alongside a lake in Bangalore..........[Read More]

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