Tata Motors Delivers 400 Starbus Electric Buses to Delhi

Tata Motors has delivered 400 Starbus electric buses to the Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) via its subsidiary, TML CV Mobility Solutions Ltd.

This is part of a larger order from DTC for the supply and operation of 1,500 low-floor, air-conditioned electric buses.

With this deployment, Tata Motors has now delivered over 1,000 e-buses across India.

The new Tata Starbus EVs
The new Tata Starbus EVs

The new fleet of 400 electric buses was inaugurated by Shri. Vinai Kumar Saxena, Hon’ble Lieutenant Governor of Delhi and Shri Arvind Kejriwal, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Delhi on 5 September.

Ms. Shilpa Shinde, IAS, Managing Director, DTC, said:

“DTC is committed to providing efficient, economical and reliable road transport services to the citizens of Delhi. This addition of 400 electric buses will make mass mobility safer, smarter and greener across the National Capital Territory. In addition to providing ready access, more comfort and greater convenience to commuters, these next-gen buses will also contribute in our collective efforts to improve the city’s air quality.”

The Tata Starbus EV has a fully electric drivetrain that optimises energy consumption.

The new vehciles are also equipped with electronic stability control, electronic brake distribution, air suspension, an Intelligent Transport System and a panic button.

Mr. Asim Kumar Mukhopadhyay, Chairman, TML CV Mobility Solutions Limited, said:

“We are delighted to partner with DTC in its visionary and progressive approach to make mass mobility green, noiseless and emission-free. The induction of these 400 e-buses further deepens our decade long relationship with DTC.”

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