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UNIBEN unveils Tuke-Tuke

UNIBEN unveils Tuke-Tuke

UNIBEN's car undergoing technical inspection

Tuke-Tuke in Rotterdam

UNIBEN's car undergoing technical inspection

'Tuke-tuke' designed and built by a team of University of Benin students, is an Urban Concept car that runs on petrol. A realistic type of design, one that can run on the Nigerian terrain.

Car Features

  • Button-activated gear to change speed.
  • Brake pads made from palm kernels.
  • Indigenous fabric (adire) for the interior design.
  • Rain-activated windscreen wiper.
  • Plant fibre and fibreglass for the body.
  • Clap-activated interior lighting system.
  • Obstruction sensor

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