19 March, 2018
The rising air pollution in Mumbai is taking a toll on its citizens. To tackle it, Mr. Devendra Fadnavis, Maharashtra Chief Minister, inaugurated the 25 new Tata Starbus Hybrid Electric Buses, delivered to MMRDA (Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority) in the presence of Mr. Anant Geete, Union Minister of Heavy Industry and Public Sector Enterprises.
Mr. Girish Wagh, President - CVBU, Tata Motors handing over the Tata Starbus Hybrid Electric Bus to Shri Anant Geete and Shri Devendra Fadnavis in the presence of Shri. Urvinder Pal Singh Madan, IAS, Metropolitan Commissioner, MMRDA.
A 'Make in India' initiative by Tata Motors
It has become imperative to develop sustainable and green solutions to be used for mass transportation. Attempting to satiate this need, Tata Motors has leapfrogged the competition by unveiling its newly developed hybrid-electric transport vehicle - the Tata Starbus Hybrid Electric Bus. This 12m long bus incorporates a diesel series hybrid configuration that will significantly help reduce carbon dioxide emissions. Being the first locally-made hybrid bus in India, Tata Starbus strengthens the government's 'Make in India' initiative.
Incredible features, as seen on Twitter
Aiming to keep you safe. Emergency exits and on-board fire extinguishers ensure complete security #StarbusHybrid #SafetyFirst pic.twitter.com/SddGoqaFOj— Tata Motors (@TataMotors) March 16, 2018
Travel in comfort & style. Wide doors, easy grip handles & umbrella holders make your journey truly comfortable #StarbusHybrid pic.twitter.com/BNbFWMEtTm— Tata Motors (@TataMotors) March 16, 2018
Keep you connected, always. Mobile chargers under seats and on-board Wi-Fi ensure uninterrupted connectivity #StarbusHybrid pic.twitter.com/RMzdoijDe5— Tata Motors (@TataMotors) March 16, 2018
Everyone’s welcome on board! Easy accessibility and space for wheelchairs for the differently-abled #StarbusHybrid pic.twitter.com/FBshIYpLxC— Tata Motors (@TataMotors) March 16, 2018
Your journeys will now be stress-free! One step entry, low-floor configuration simplifies accessibility #StarbusHybrid pic.twitter.com/uXajkOjrdC— Tata Motors (@TataMotors) March 16, 2018
Is it a plane? State-of-the-art driver cockpit brings all essential controls at your fingertips #StarbusHybrid pic.twitter.com/t6O1fNPh5s— Tata Motors (@TataMotors) March 16, 2018
Cutting-edge batteries of the Tata Starbus Hybrid Electric Bus reduces emission up to 30% #AllChargedUp #StarbusHybrid pic.twitter.com/XRHrCgMmSM— Tata Motors (@TataMotors) March 16, 2018
Fully automatic operations minimize commuter accidents #StarbusHybrid #SafetyFirst pic.twitter.com/6j3ZzxX40c— Tata Motors (@TataMotors) March 16, 2018
Multiple CCT cameras inside the buses ensure comprehensive security #StarbusHybrid #SafetyFirst pic.twitter.com/ngA5uNYiw8— Tata Motors (@TataMotors) March 16, 2018
Enjoy the ride! Soft suspension, bucket type seats & tubeless tyres give optimal comfort for urban passengers #StarbusHybrid pic.twitter.com/iMVhgtnunJ— Tata Motors (@TataMotors) March 16, 2018
Have a hassle-free daily commute! Intelligent Transport System, built-in GPS &electronic destination display boards #StarbusHybrid pic.twitter.com/vHE809hUDa— Tata Motors (@TataMotors) March 16, 2018
Tata Motors' Starbus hybrid buses are sure to drive India towards cleaner, greener public transportation. You can check out the video of this incredible bus here:
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