Asian Development Bank providing $300M towards replacing 100K gasoline trikes with E-Trikes in the Philippines; $300M for major road upgrades in Chhattisgarh, India

Green Car Congress

million gas-fueled motorcycles and tricycles are currently operating in the Philippines, typically serving as short-distance taxis, with the average tricycle driver earning less than $10 a day. Once the project is completed in December 2017, ADB will have financed upgrades to nearly 2,200 km (1,367 miles) of the network.

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2010 Aptera 2e First Drive and Video on Inside Line

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

In almost every state in the union, a motorized three-wheeled vehicle is classed by law as a motorcycle, even if it has a fully enclosed and surprising spacious cabin with front, rear and side windows; two doors; side-by-side bucket seats; a steering wheel; seatbelts; and airbags. But because its technically a motorcycle, the Aptera doesnt have to meet the same safety tests as a four-wheeled vehicle. The company so far has been operating on just $30 million in start-up financing.

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Ampersand Secures $9 Million Debt Facility From US International DFC To Scale Operations

CleanTechnica

A number of startups focused on electrifying the motorcycle and motorcycle taxi (boda-boda) market have now entered the boda-boda space in Kenya, Uganda, and Rwanda. They say electric motorcycles can be […].