Tata Motors delivers its Starbus diesel-electric buses to MMRDA
16 March 2018
Tata Motors today formally delivered its Tata Starbus Hybrid Electric Bus with full low floor configuration to MMRDA .
Developed indigenously, the Tata Starbus Series Hybrid bus comes with global design standards and looks stylish with a premium and robust road presence. The Tata Starbus Hybrid Electric Bus runs on dual power — diesel and electric and is economically viable, safe and environmentally-friendly.
"It comes loaded with class-leading comfort and safety features for passengers< Tata motors said in a statement.
The vehicle complies with all UBS-II (Urban Bus Specifications), AIS 052 (Automotive Industry Standards) and CMVR (Central Motor Vehicle Rules).
These buses will ply on the commercial Bandra Kurla Complex route in the city.
"We are committed to developing low-emission buses that make substantial contribution towards sustainable urban transport," said Girish Wagh, president, commercial vehicles business, Tata Motors.
He said the company will continue our work on electrification and alternate fuel technologies and engage with the government and regulatory authorities to promote these smart technologies and develop products further strengthening the future of Green Mobility in India.
Tata Motors Limited, a $42-billion organisation, is a leading global automobile manufacturer of cars, utility vehicles, buses, trucks and defence vehicles. It 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.