The vehicle is in the field testing stage and there are plans to launch it by the end of 2017, replacing hand-pulled rickshaw vans used to take emergency patients from many rural areas to the hospital.
These are challenging times, with threats such as climate change, conflict, soil depletion and inequality on the rise. Not only do businesses have a key role in solving these challenges, they can unlock major opportunities by doing so, finds the Global Opportunities Report.
Innovations in electric mobility could boost the electric car from a niche form of transport to a mass market one sooner than expected. Stephen Hall from the University of Leeds highlights five developments making this happen.
The aviation sector is a massive consumer of fossil fuels and producer of carbon emissions; but can Australia really do without it? Business and tourism experts explain why life without air travel in Australia isn't as crazy as it sounds.
Air travel is cheaper than ever, but the true price of aviation is not well understood among the travelling population. Roger Tyers from the University of Southampton explains why flying is terrible from a climate perspective.