Amazon shipments net zero carbon. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is currently in India and enjoyed trying out the electric rickshaws himself
The video shows Bezos and a few more drivers in action with the brand’s new all-electric delivery rickshaws.The charcoal-colored rickshaws closely resemble existing auto-rickshaws in the country. The simple design of the vehicle features a large boot to carry around delivery goods of most sizes.
Hey, India. We’re rolling out our new fleet of electric delivery rickshaws. Fully electric. Zero carbon. #ClimatePledge pic.twitter.com/qFXdZOsY4y— Jeff Bezos (@JeffBezos) January 20, 2020
We don’t have specs for the rickshaw, but Amazon says it is “working with several Indian OEMs to build a fleet of vehicles that ensure sustainable and safe deliveries of customer orders.” Under India’s FAME (Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of hybrid and Electric Vehicles
Amazon CEO had promised to create a million new jobs in the country. The promise came at the end of a tough visit for Bezos. Small traders protested against his visit in the country last week. The reaction came after authorities launched a probe into Amazon and rival Flipkart