Inday, Pune--Tata Motors, one of the global top 10 truck and bus manufacturers today unveiled the future of mass public transportation at its Pune facility.hus reiterating the company’s commitment towards smart and green technology and mobility solutions.
The company company launched the STARBUS ELECTRIC 9m, the STARBUS ELECTRIC 12m and the STARBUS HYBRID 12m buses and displayed a range of SMART BUSES FOR CLEAN & GREEN CITIES, designed, developed and powered by alternate fuels, to meet the current and future passenger transportation needs of Smart Cities.
Tata Motors also unveiled the country’s first ‘ZERO EMISSION’ Hydrogen Powered STARBUS FUEL CELL bus, which is a zero-emission mass transport solution, for inter-city commute.The bus has been developed in partnership with ISRO (Indian Space Research Organisation) combining hydrogen gas and oxygen, the STARBUS FUEL CELL in turn produces electricity to power the electric motor, with water and heat as a byproduct, for Zero tailpipe emission, a first by an Indian manufacturer.
The company also showcased a LNG Powered bus (12m), and 18m ARTICULATED BUS. Developed indigenously, these buses are safe and comfortable and are economically viable ‘MADE IN INDIA’ solutions, Present at the launch, Ravindra Pisharody, Executive Director – Commercial Vehicles, Tata Motors said, “We are delighted to launch our new hybrid and electric buses today. At Tata Motors, our aim is to not only comply with emerging regulations of clean and green emission but also be ahead of the requirements. We have consistently been developing and manufacturing products that can contribute to CO2 reductions across all road transport segments and with early investments in new technologies, we are geared up to further strengthen our market leadership. With our new range of Future ready buses, we will continue to play an active role in mass public transportation, with a commitment towards striking the right balance between sustainable growth and profitability. We will work closely with government and regulatory authorities to intensify its efforts at tackling pollution, focusing on building alternative transport fuels and infrastructure, for smart cities of tomorrow.”