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Thane's 0001 auto rickshaw is a vintage stunner

  • Thane's 0001 auto rickshaw is a vintage stunner

    Summary: Sometimes the roof is redTo make his auto stand out from the rest, Singh managed to procure the 0001 number plate. "A friend's father ran a auto scrap business. When Deepak Singh, 28, rides his auto along Thane's roads, pedestrians can't help but do a double take. "Once, I was riding my auto in Sion, when a man stopped me to ask me about the emblems. His three-wheeler, with over hundred rare fixtures from vintage cars, is just as imposing as a menacing bullet.

    When Deepak Singh, 28, rides his auto along Thane's roads, pedestrians can't help but do a double take. His three-wheeler, with over hundred rare fixtures from vintage cars, is just as imposing as a menacing bullet. Singh, who has a fascination for logos and emblems belonging to old cars, has modified his vehicle with these extraordinary knick-knacks, making his auto, which bears the 0001 number plate, a sought after one among Thane passengers. Deepak Singh with his unique auto Singh, began collecting logos when he was all of 10 , As Reported By Mid-day.

    According to the Newspaper,"A friend's father ran a auto scrap business. Initially, he was the source for all my unusual finds," he recalled. Soon enough, Singh's hobby turned into an obsession, and he began travelling to Hyberabad, Kolkata and Delhi to meet scrap dealers. The interest was fuelled when he briefly moved to Dubai in 2012, to work as a vault technician for an oil tanker.

    Source: http://www.mid-day.com/articles/thanes-0001-auto-rickshaw-is-a-vintage-stunner/18650151


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