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2013-05-16 14:30

TUK TUK COMING TO YOUR DOORSTEP: The next time you order goods from PnP online they might be transported onboard a three-wheel Mahindra Tuk Tuk. Image - Mahindra

Mr Delivery has bought a fleet of 60 Mahindra three-wheelers - tuk-tuks - to service a new contract with Pick 'n Pay online shopping.
 
Mr D director David Chait explained: “We have selected Mahindra SA as the vehicle supplier because it's a reputable company with a growing dealer network. It has a good footprint in urban areas to provide service and parts supply. The vehicles are robust and return very good fuel economy.”

Chait said the fleet would gradually expand.

EASY TO DRIVE

Ashok Thakur, CEO of Mahindra SA, said: “We're delighted that Mr D has chosen our three-wheelers and we're confident they will provide the solution for this local transport operation.

“These vehicles have low running costs, are easy to drive, and they have been tested extensively in a similar environment in many locations in the world.”

The Tuk Tuks are powered by a 400cc, air-cooled diesel capable of 5.5kW and 16.7Nm and drive through a four-speed manual gearbox.

The vehicles can carry around 500kg.


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