Tata Motors has delivered 100 electric buses to the Assam State Transport Corporation

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Tata Motors recently delivered 100 electric buses to the Assam State Transport Corporation (ASTC). The 9-meter Tata Ultra electric buses, operating in Guwahati, aim to offer a secure and comfortable intra-city commute. These eco-friendly buses, designed on a cutting-edge platform are equipped with modern features and run on advanced battery systems.

The Chief Minister of Assam, Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma, inaugurated the buses on January 1, 2024.

Commenting on the announcement, the opportunity to supply a modern fleet of electric buses was appreciated by Rohit Srivastava, Vice President & Business Head – CV Passengers, Tata Motors. He mentioned that the mission of Tata Motors is to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of public transport, and they are grateful to the Assam State Government and the ASTC for providing this opportunity.

He further mentioned that these buses, constructed with advanced technology and subjected to rigorous testing in diverse conditions, are environmentally friendly. They are anticipated to enhance the safety, comfort, and efficiency of public transportation through technological advancements. The induction and operation of Tata Ultra electric buses in Guwahati are a source of delight for the company as they aim to serve the residents.

Tata Motors has successfully delivered over 1,500 electric buses in various Indian cities. These buses have collectively traveled more than 10 crore kilometers with an impressive uptime exceeding 95%. The vehicle’s full-electric drivetrain ensures efficient energy consumption, leading to lower energy usage and operational expenses.

Packed with advanced features such as electronic stability control, electronic brake distribution, air suspension, Intelligent Transport System (ITS), and a panic button, the bus is designed to prioritize the comfort and safety of its passengers.

This is a positive development for both Tata Motors and ASTC. Tata Motors is further strengthening its position as a leading provider of electric vehicles in India, while ASTC is taking a proactive approach to modernize its fleet and reduce its environmental impact.

Pankaj Luitel is a graduate from Manipur University and loves reading and writing. At MountainEcho, Pankaj contributes to the content team efforts and regularly writes for our website

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