Tata Motors supplies 40 electric buses to Atal Indore City Transport Service Limited
Tata Motors has recently started the supply of 40 units of the Ultra 9m AC Electric buses to the Atal Indore City Transport Service Limited (AICTSL) in a phased manner and these will be delivered over the next 2 months.
New Delhi: Tata Motors has started the supply of 40 units of the Ultra 9m AC Electric buses to the Atal Indore City Transport Service Limited (AICTSL) in a phased manner and these will be delivered over the next 2 months.
Manufactured at Tata Motors and Tata Marcopolo Dharwad plants, the Ultra Electric buses will be able to travel to 150 kilometers on a single charge. The company has installed a charging station at the Indore main bus depot for fast charging of buses.
Lithium-ion batteries have been placed on the rooftop to prevent breakdown due to waterlogging. The batteries are liquid cooled to maintain the temperature within an optimum range and ensure longer life along with better performance in tropical conditions.
The Ultra Electric buses are air-conditioned, have modern interiors and comfortable seats for 31 passengers. There will be air suspension for both front and rear axles to make travel more comfortable for the commuters. Integrated electric motor generator with a peak power of 333 horses can deliver 197 of them continuously ensuring effortless driving in congested roads and frequent start stops needing no shifting of gears.
The company has tenders to supply 255 electric buses to six public transport undertakings including WBTC (West Bengal), LCTSL (Lucknow), AICTSL (Indore), ASTC (Guwahati), J&KSRTC (Jammu) and JCTSL (Jaipur).