E-tuk-tuks come to the West Country

And in Bangkok, they turn from tourist darling to parcel delivery.

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Seaside town Sidmouth might well welcome a delivery-cum-passenger service courtesy of an e-trike:

Should Sidmouth have its own e-trike service? – Vision Group for Sidmouth

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Other seaside towns are looking to similar schemes:

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The new tuktuk service in Newquay would use the electric zBee vehicle made by Clean Motion, to which surfboard carriers and baggage boxes can be added

Tuk-tuks set to come to Cornish streets after licence is granted

NuBeez has been given a licence to operate electric tuk-tuks for private hire and said it hopes to start with two tuk tuks in Newquay in 2021… NuBeez said that it is looking to have two ZBee electric tuk tuks running in the town and hope to eventually expand to other towns in Cornwall. The company is operated by Georgia Horsley and Prasad Raja Venkatesh who said they have plans to expand to Padstow, St Ives and Fowey and will operate between April and October.

Tuk tuks set to come to Cornish streets after licence is granted – Cornwall Live

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Exeter has got its own tuk-tuk service:

Tuk Tuk Hire Exeter

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Meanwhile, in Bangkok, they are providing a double service:

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Tuk-tuks turn from tourist darling to parcel delivery

Bangkok’s iconic tuk-tuks are suffering because of the coronavirus, with tourists scarce on the streets, so some drivers have banded together to offer an economical new parcel delivery service. About 50 tuk-tuk drivers have formed Tuk Tuk X and they unveiled their new business on Tuesday on a Facebook account, offering delivery of goods in Bangkok.

Tuk-tuks turn from tourist darling to parcel delivery

   
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