Bengaluru, December 2nd, 2017: Tata Motors, India’s largest Commercial Vehicles manufacturer and the No 1 Bus Brand, today delivered 50 new buses to the BMTC (Bengaluru Metropolitan Transport Corporation). The new delivery is a part of the larger order of 1385 buses bagged by Tata Motors earlier this year comprising of 350 Ultra 6/9 BS IV Midi and 1035 LPO 1512/55 BS IV buses.
Transport Minister, Shri. H.M.Revanna, Health and Family Welfare Minister,Shri. K.R. Ramesh Kumar, along with officials from BMTC and Tata Motors were present at the handover ceremony.
Mr. Sandeep Kumar, Head-sales and Marketing -Passenger, Commercial Vehicle Business Unit, Tata Motors said “With the successful delivery of 50 new buses, we at Tata Motors take great pride in our continued association with BMTC. The next generation fleet of connected buses introduced today reiterates our commitment towards delivering world-class mobility solutions to the smart cities of tomorrow. We will continue to partner with STUs across the country to enhance end user needs, which will further help boost our efforts towards innovations in the public transport space.”
About the Tata LPO 1512/55 BS IV
The Tata LPO 1512 is equipped with a fuel efficient ISBe 5.9 BSIV engine, which generates power of 98Kw@2500 RPM and maximum torque of 430 Nm@1300 to 1800 rpm. Powered by Tata Cummins SCR technology, the Tata LPO 1512/55 ensures good mileage in city operations. These will be one of the most fuel efficient 11 meter buses in the BMTC fleet. The vehicle is well assisted by Weveller Suspension at the front, which takes vertical load and offers stiffness, aiding the bus to travel in a straight line. Pneumatic suspension at the rear, make the ride comfortable for the commuter.
Tata Motors is the country’s largest bus manufacturer, with the most complete range of transit vehicles that meets every need, arising from day-to-day travel. The company continues to be a leader in the segment not just by setting technological benchmarks but by also adapting innovations effectively to suit Indian travel conditions. With a whole range of coach designs, e.g. microbus, intercity and touring coaches, luxurious inter-city travel options, to safe transport choices for school going children, Tata Motors is best suited to cater tocustomers’ needs with an entire gamut of day-to-day mass passenger transport solutions. The company continues to be a leader in this segment not just by setting technological benchmarks, but by also adapting innovations effectively to suit travel conditions in Indian cities and rural areas. The company continues to actively participate in the development and implementation of solutions for mass passenger transport in key markets across the world.
Tata Motors currently designs, develops and manufactures its buses in Pune, Dharwad, Pantnagar and Lucknow. Besides its partnership with ACGL of Goa for bus bodies, Tata Motors also has a joint venture with Marcopolo S.A. of Brazil, one of the largest bus body manufactures’ in the world, for fully built bus (FBV) solutions. Tata Motors’ approach of manufacturing FBVs (Fully Building Vehicles), meets the government’s new norms in terms of safety, fuel efficiency, wider bus gangways, with the flexibility to be powered by both CNG and Diesel.
About Tata Motors:
Tata Motors Limited, a USD 42 billion organisation, is a leading global automobile manufacturer of cars, utility vehicles, buses, trucks and defence vehicles. As India’s largest automobile company and part of the USD 100 billion Tata group, Tata Motors has operations in the UK, South Korea, Thailand, South Africa, and Indonesia through a strong global network of 76 subsidiary and associate companies, including Jaguar Land Rover in the UK and Tata Daewoo in South Korea. In India, Tata Motors has an industrial joint venture with Fiat. Engaged in engineering and automotive solutions, with a focus on future-readiness and a pipeline of tech-enabled products, Tata Motors is India’s market leader in commercial vehicles and among the top in passenger vehicles with 9 million vehicles on Indian roads. The company’s innovation efforts are focused on developing auto technologies that are sustainable as well as suited. With design and R&D centres located in India, the UK, Italy and Korea, Tata Motors strives to pioneer new products that fire the imagination of GenNext customers. Abroad, Tata cars, buses, and trucks are being marketed in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, South Asia, South East Asia, South America, Australia, CIS, and Russia.