Tata Motors receives order for 320 fully-built CNG buses under DIMTS cluster scheme







Published by Gerald Ferreira Date: September 14, 2012
Categories: TATA Corporate News, Tata

tataTata Motors today started supplying  Tata Marcopolo fully-built, front-engine CNG buses, to route-cluster 2, under  the Delhi Integrated Multi-Modal Transit System (DIMTS) Ltd. cluster scheme. The  company has received an order for 320 such buses.

Mr. Ravi Pisharody, Executive Director, Commercial Vehicle  Business Unit, Tata Motors Ltd. said, "With the introduction of the Tata  LPO 1613/55 CNG BSIV fully-built, front-engine CNG buses,  Tata Motors will comprehensively address the burgeoning need of the residents,  with a comfortable and convenient offering, with the least CO2 emissions. Tata  Motors has always been at the forefront in revolutionising passenger  transportation, and has closely worked with the New Delhi transport  authorities, for many years, to further increasing use of public transport."

Meant for city passenger transportation, the Tata LPO  1613/55 CNG BSIV fully-built, front-engine bus has been designed as per city  transportation needs, with comfortable entry and exit, ergonomically designed  seats and generous saloon space. In addition, destination display boards and  public address systems have been provided to enhance the convenience for the  passengers.

The BS IV compliant, Tata LPO 1613/55 CNG BSIV drive-train  is driven by a 96 kw TATA 5.7 SGI Bharat Stage IV engine, a break-through in  terms of technology and reliability. The bus has been mated with a GBS 40  gearbox for higher fuel efficiency, 330 mm diameter clutch for enhanced life,  and Heavy Duty Forged-I beam, and Reverse Elliot front-axle for better  maneuverability. All this translates into superior performance.

Tata LPO 1613/55 CNG BSIV fully-built, front-engine bus not  only stands for world class design, assured reliability and superior  performance, but also spells high on safety. CNG leak and fire detection systems  in the engine compartment and road-speed limiter are some of the other features  that ensure better safety for passengers.

About Tata Motors :

Tata Motors is India's largest automobile company, with  consolidated revenues of Rs. 1,65,654 crores ($ 32.5 billion) in 2011-12.  Through subsidiaries and associate companies, Tata Motors has operations in the  UK, South Korea, Thailand, Spain and South Africa. Among them is Jaguar Land  Rover, the business comprising the two iconic British brands. It also has an  industrial joint venture with Fiat in India. With over 7.5 million Tata vehicles plying in India, Tata Motors is the  country's market leader in commercial vehicles and among the top three in  passenger vehicles. It is also the world's fourth largest truck and bus  manufacturer. Tata cars, buses and trucks are being marketed in several  countries in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, South Asia, South East Asia and  South America.