Tata Motors delivers 50 buses to BMTC

 

Tata Motors has recently 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 at the flag off ceremony in Bengaluru

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 recently 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.”

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.

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.

The newly delivered Tata Motors’ LPO 1512/55 BS IV buses to BMTC

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 to customers’ 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. Tata Motors 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. The OEM’s 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.

 

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