State government launches retrofitted electric auto rickshaws
TN CM launches country's first retrofit electric auto rickshaws in Chennai
TN govt signed an MOU with Dubai based companies for an eco-friendly vehicle project to convert petrol autorickshaws to electric autorickshaws. The autos are fitted with CCTV, panic button, GPS and Tab facilities.
The eco-friendly vehicle project is being rolled out with an investment of 100 crores and providing job opportunities to 5000 people.
100 such electric auto rickshaws are going to out in the first phase.
The driving range per full charge of three hours will be 100 km and these autos can run at a top speed of 60 km/hr.