Tata Motors To Supply 921 ‘Made In India’ Electric Buses To Bengaluru’s Public Transport Fleet

by India Infrahub - Aug 24, 2022 06:03 PM +05:30 IST
Tata Motors To Supply 921 ‘Made In India’ Electric Buses To Bengaluru’s Public Transport FleetTata Motors Electric Bus

India’s leading commercial vehicle manufacturer Tata Motors bagged an order for 921 electric buses from Bengaluru Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC).

Under the larger tender by Convergence Energy Services Limited (CESL), Tata Motors will supply, operate and maintain 12-metre electric buses for 12 years, per the contract.

“Tata Starbus is an indigenously developed vehicle with superior design and best-in-class features designed for sustainable and comfortable travel,” the company said.

“This order is paramount for Bengaluru’s growing need for clean, sustainable urban mass mobility. BMTC is happy to induct modern electric buses that will attract maximum ridership for eco-friendly public transport,” G Sathyavathi, IAS, Managing Director of BMTC, said.

“Tata Motors’ commitment towards modernising public transportation in India is further strengthened by receiving the prestigious order of electric buses from BMTC. We are confident that these environment-friendly electric buses will benefit the residents of Bengaluru,” Rohit Srivastava, Vice President, Product Line – Buses, Tata Motors, said.

It must be noted that Tata Motors has already received orders for 1,500 electric buses from Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) and 1,180 electric buses from West Bengal Transport Corporation (WBTC), respectively, in the last 30 days.

To date, Tata Motors has supplied more than 715 electric buses across multiple cities in India, which have cumulatively clocked more than 40 million kilometres.

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