Lifeway Solar E-Rickshaw

Georgekutty Kariyanappally

Lifeway Solar E-Rickshaw is a three-wheeled solar-powered urban transport vehicle.

Product description Brand name and product description

Lifeway Solar E-Rickshaw is a three-wheeled vehicle that is fitted with solar panels on its roof to power its battery. In the absence of solar power, the battery can be recharged with electricity. There are 4 different models of this vehicle and each can seat 5 people.

Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)


Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"
Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.

The cost ranges from ~2400 USD to ~2700 USDConverted on August 2019 (Rs 175,000 to Rs 200,000)

Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.

Primary competition is presented by gas-powered riskshaws and motorcycle taxis

SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 11: Sustainable cities and communities

Goal 12: Responsible consumption and production

Goal 13: Climate action

Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

Taxi company owners and commuters in urban centers of India

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