Tata Motors will supply 255 electric buses in 6 cities across India
New Delhi: Tata Motors has recently received a sizeable order of 255 electric buses, which the company will be supplying to State Transport Undertakings (STUs) of six cities across India. A total of 10 Indian cities had floated tenders for electric buses, in line with the Government’s aim to promote the electrification of public transport.
The company said that it has bagged orders from STU’s of Kolkata, Indore, Lucknow, Jammu, Assam and Jaipur. In fact, Tata Motors has already commenced with the delivery of the first lot of electric buses to West Bengal Transport Corporation and Lucknow City Transport Services Ltd.
The electric bus that the company will be supplying to these cities will be the Tata Ultra EV 9 metre electric bus. Tata has revealed that the e-Bus will come with a Lithium-ion battery, and will have a range of 150 km on a full charge. The buses will be manufactured at the company plant in Dharwad, Karnataka.