Electric rickshaws are replacing traditional ones in the streets of Manila
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Electric trikes to cut fuel costs and pollution

Traditional rickshaws are giving way to electric tricycles on the streets of the Philippines capital, Manila.

The government has introduced a small fleet of e-trikes to replace fuel-powered ones in an effort to reduce the impact of rising oil prices.

Officials say it should also help reduce pollution.

Tom Donkin reports.

  • 26 Sep 2011
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