News Arena

Join us

Home
/

iconic-indian-auto-rickshaw-makes-surprise-appearance-in-california

International

Iconic Indian auto-rickshaw makes surprise appearance in California

The unexpected sight surprised many, particularly those accustomed to seeing these three-wheeled vehicles, also known as tuk-tuks, gracing the bustling avenues of India and neighbouring countries.

News Arena Network - California - UPDATED: May 9, 2024, 06:36 AM - 2 mins read

A screenshot of the auto in the streets of California.

Iconic Indian auto-rickshaw makes surprise appearance in California

A screenshot of the auto in the streets of California.


A video showcasing an auto-rickshaw navigating the streets of California has set social media abuzz, sparking a mix of astonishment, amusement, and inquiry among netizens. 

 

The unexpected sight surprised many, particularly those accustomed to seeing these three-wheeled vehicles, also known as tuk-tuks, gracing the bustling avenues of India and neighbouring countries.

 

The video, shared on Instagram by Manohar Singh Rawat, has garnered over 24,000 likes and ignited a wave of comments.  

 

The caption accompanying the video simply stated "Auto Rikshaw in California. #artesia." 

 

This unanticipated glimpse of an auto-rickshaw in the US triggered a range of reactions, from amusement and intrigue to criticism.

 

Several viewers expressed a desire for similar public transportation options in the US, with one user commenting, "Much needed public transport in US!!" 

 

Another user recounted their own encounter with an auto abroad, stating, "I was in Artesia yesterday, and they were parked outside the Pioneer Cash & Carry store for people to take pictures!!!"

 

The video also sparked humorous remarks. One user jokingly inquired, "What's the procedure to get my Maruti Celerio here?" while another playfully asked, "Meter se chalega bro, jamuna par?" (Hindi for "Will it run by meter, or flat rate?" referencing the common fare system in India).

 

Comparisons were also drawn, with a user commenting, "Wow USA is being converted to India." 

 

However, concerns regarding emissions were raised, with a viewer questioning, "How did it pass the emission requirements?"

 

The video attracted some negativity as well, with one user making a disparaging remark about "inviting crappy people from 3rd world countries."

 

This incident is not the first time auto-rickshaws have garnered attention in the US. Last year, a video of US Ambassador to India, Eric Garcetti, arriving at the Delhi embassy in an auto, went viral and received significant online engagement.


Link to the video here:

https://www.instagram.com/reel/C6VPbLOrE5g/?utm_source=ig_embed&ig_rid=f26e7215-32bf-4d73-a5c5-fda8f25b3011

Related News
Houthis attack six ships across 3 seas

Houthis attack six ships across three seas

May 29, 2024, 08:52 PM - 3 mins read

S Africa's poll's result expected on Sunday: Election Commission

S Africa's poll's result expected on Sunday: EC

May 29, 2024, 07:59 PM - 6 mins read

BRICS Vaccine Research Centre Launched During India's Presidency.

India promotes BRICS health initiatives at Geneva

May 29, 2024, 09:11 AM - 3 mins read

Assistance includes constructing steelhead bunkers and providing Unmanned Aerial and Combat Aerial Vehicles.

China boosts Pakistan's firepower along LoC

May 29, 2024, 07:19 AM - 2 mins read

Research reveals that rapid atmospheric warming above ground can cause peat soils to suddenly heat up to smouldering temperatures underground, all without any spark or other ignition. These zombie fires may be a case of climate change-driven spontaneous combustion.

Why are Arctic 'zombie' fires not dying down?

May 29, 2024, 05:53 AM - 5 mins read

Pakistan PM Shahbaz Sharif addressing the parliament.

Pak PM to visit China for CPEC Phase 2 launch

May 28, 2024, 11:58 PM - 3 mins read

Nikki Haley signing Israeli shells. Image via X.

Haley's 'finish them' IDF shell message criticised

May 28, 2024, 11:27 PM - 2 mins read

Kyrgyzstan: Indian embassy issues travel advisory for students

Kyrgyzstan: India issues advisory for students

May 28, 2024, 09:41 PM - 2 mins read

Indian sets dual ascent record on Everest, Lhotse

Indian sets dual ascent record on Everest, Lhotse

May 28, 2024, 08:31 PM - 1 min read

South Africa’s election commission expects record turnout

SA's IEC expects record turnout for polls

May 28, 2024, 07:29 PM - 5 mins read

Ireland, Spain, Norway recognise Palestine state

Ireland, Spain, Norway recognise Palestine state

May 28, 2024, 05:56 AM - 2 mins read

India announces USD 1 million aid for landslide hit Papua New Guinea.

USD 1 million Indian aid for Papua New Guinea

May 28, 2024, 05:01 AM - 3 mins read

https://www.instagram.com/thelaughclubofficial/
https://www.instagram.com/burraahhh_/

International

See All
Houthis attack six ships across 3 seas

Houthis attack six ships across three seas

May 29, 2024, 08:52 PM - 3 mins read

The Houthis described their attacks as acts of solidarity with Palestinians amid the Gaza conflict. They have expanded their drone and missile strikes from the Red Sea to other major waterways since November.

Read more
S Africa's poll's result expected on Sunday: Election Commission

S Africa's poll's result expected on Sunday: EC

May 29, 2024, 07:59 PM - 6 mins read

IEC Deputy Chief Electoral Officer Masego Sheburi said that counting would begin immediately after the closure of polling stations, with the first results from small voting stations expected on Thursday.

Read more
BRICS Vaccine Research Centre Launched During India's Presidency.

India promotes BRICS health initiatives at Geneva

May 29, 2024, 09:11 AM - 3 mins read

Union Health Secretary Apurva Chandra recently addressed the BRICS Health Ministers’ meeting held alongside the 77th World Health Assembly in Geneva. Chandra, who has also been appointed as the head of Committee A at the 77th session of the WHA, emphasised India's active engagement in BRICS health track initiatives.

Read more
Assistance includes constructing steelhead bunkers and providing Unmanned Aerial and Combat Aerial Vehicles.

China boosts Pakistan's firepower along LoC

May 29, 2024, 07:19 AM - 2 mins read

Assistance includes constructing steelhead bunkers and providing Unmanned Aerial and Combat Aerial Vehicles.

Read more
Research reveals that rapid atmospheric warming above ground can cause peat soils to suddenly heat up to smouldering temperatures underground, all without any spark or other ignition. These zombie fires may be a case of climate change-driven spontaneous combustion.

Why are Arctic 'zombie' fires not dying down?

May 29, 2024, 05:48 AM - 5 mins read

rapid atmospheric warming above ground can cause peat soils to suddenly heat up to smouldering temperatures underground, all without any spark or other ignition. These zombie fires may be a case of climate change-driven spontaneous combustion.

Read more
Pakistan PM Shahbaz Sharif addressing the parliament.

Pak PM to visit China for CPEC Phase 2 launch

May 28, 2024, 11:58 PM - 3 mins read

The CPEC, which connects Gwadar Port in Pakistan’s Balochistan with China’s Xinjiang province, is opposed by India as it passes through Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK).

Read more
Nikki Haley signing Israeli shells. Image via X.

Haley's 'finish them' IDF shell message criticised

May 28, 2024, 11:27 PM - 2 mins read

Haley's visit comes amid decreasing American support for Israel's conflict with Hamas, largely due to repeated strikes on Palestinian civilians that have drawn widespread condemnation from Western nations. Despite this, Haley reaffirmed her strong support for Israel during her trip.

Read more
Kyrgyzstan: Indian embassy issues travel advisory for students

Kyrgyzstan: India issues advisory for students

May 28, 2024, 09:41 PM - 2 mins read

This advisory follows a letter from one of the Indian student unions to the Ministry of External Affairs urging the immediate evacuation of Indian students after mob attacks on foreign students in Bishkek, the capital of Kyrgyzstan.

Read more
Indian sets dual ascent record on Everest, Lhotse

Indian sets dual ascent record on Everest, Lhotse

May 28, 2024, 08:31 PM - 1 min read

Indian mountaineer Satyadeep Gupta has made history by becoming the first person to scale Mt Everest and Mt Lhotse twice in one season and the first Indian to traverse the two peaks in 11 hours and 15 minutes.

Read more
South Africa’s election commission expects record turnout

SA's IEC expects record turnout for polls

May 28, 2024, 07:29 PM - 5 mins read

The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) said it was buoyed by the 937,144 voters on the second and final day of the special voting which was scheduled for those who would be working on election day or unable to go to polling stations due to disability, old age, or other reasons.

Read more
Ireland, Spain, Norway recognise Palestine state

Ireland, Spain, Norway recognise Palestine state

May 28, 2024, 05:56 AM - 2 mins read

Ireland, Spain, Norway have formally recognised a Palestinian state, according to a government statement, defying Israel, which had previously rejected the idea.

Read more
India announces USD 1 million aid for landslide hit Papua New Guinea.

USD 1 million Indian aid for Papua New Guinea

May 28, 2024, 02:32 AM - 3 mins read

India has announced a relief aid package worth USD 1 million for Papua New Guinea following a devastating landslide that claimed the lives of over 650 people. The landslide occurred in the Enga Province, causing massive destruction and burying hundreds of people.

Read more

TOP CATEGORIES

  • Nation

QUICK LINKS

About us Rss FeedSitemapPrivacy PolicyTerms & Condition
logo

2024 News Arena India Pvt Ltd | All rights reserved | The Ideaz Factory