The idea of building a light three-wheeled commercial vehicle to power Italy’s post-war economic reconstruction first came in the mind of Corradino D ‘Ascanio as ‘Piaggio Ape’ in 1947.
In south-Asia auto rickshaw was first introduced in 1957. Most of the places they are called as ‘Tuk Tuks”.
There are in total 33 places excluding India where you can find auto rickshaws:
Others United States, Nairobi, Egypt, Gaza, Madagascar, Nigeria, Somalia, Sudan, Dar es Salaam, Nepal, France, Italy, Turkey, Netherlands, Portugal, United Kingdom, Guatemala, and Honduras