Low-cost Vehicles: Options for Moving People and Goods
A pictorial survey of a wide range of low-cost vehicles in developing countries. It lists, for the planner & those influencing choice, the range of low-cost options available with their advantages, disadvantages & uses.
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Advantages Agricultural vehicles axle back frame Bangladesh basic motor vehicles bicycle trailer Botswana Carrying aids carrying loads cent chee-geh China Chinese wheelbarrow cles components construction cost cycle and sidecar Description developing countries Disadvantages efficient engine farm four-wheeled cart handcart hitch improved India Indonesia International Labour Organization Kenya large diameter wheels large load capacity load and unload load container load frame Load-carrying bicycle low-cost vehicles Malawi manufactured maximum load means of transport motor cycle trailers move narrow paths non-motorized normally operate on narrow Oxtrike panniers Pedal-driven vehicles personal transport Philippines Photo pneumatic tyres poor braking purpose-built Remarks roads rolling resistance rough ground route rural areas scooter SFTV shoulder pole shoulder strap simple and cheap single-axle tractor sledge small loads South Korea speed standard bicycle steel Swiss Post three-wheeled transport in China transport needs tricycle trips urban areas vehi weight Western wheelbarrow wide track Zimbabwe