In Sudan, three-wheeler vehicles — tuk-tuk rickshaws for passengers, and motorbike tricycles with a trailer attached for carrying goods — have long been a popular and affordable transport. But with Sudan gripped by a dire economic crisis made worse by political unrest following a military coup last October, the cost of running petrol engines has soared. This is where entrepreneur Mohamed Samir comes in – he has developed a home-grown electric rickshaw. To read more about him and his electric three-wheelers visit the News Blog page on the Future Media website.
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