13 October, 2021
State-of-the-art electric buses are designed specifically for staff transportation
Tata Motors, India’s largest commercial vehicle manufacturer, today announced its association with Endress+Hauser Flowtec (India) Pvt. Ltd, a global leader in measurement instrumentation, services and solutions for industrial process engineering, for deployment of electric buses for employee transportation. The association marks a unique contract of electric buses by a corporate in India. Tata Motors has delivered two units of 9-metre 34-seater AC electric buses and a DC fast charger for green employee mobility from its facility in Aurangabad, Maharashtra. The electric buses were flagged off at Endress+Hauser Flowtec (India) Pvt. Ltd’s facility in Aurangabad in presence of Shri Baldev Singh, Additional Secretary (Industries), Government of Maharashtra, Mr. Othmar Hardegger, Consulate General, Switzerland, Mr. Sunil Chavan, District Collector, Aurangabad and Mr. Kulathu Kumar, President & Director, Endress+Hauser Flowtec (India) Pvt. Ltd along with other delegates from Tata Motors and Endress+Hauser Flowtec (India) Pvt. Ltd.
Speaking on the vehicle delivery, Mr. Kulathu Kumar, President & Director, Endress+Hauser Flowtec (India) Pvt. Ltd. said, "We are delighted to be associated with Tata Motors to provide green mobility for our employees. Tata Motors understood our requirement and specially developed the buses to perfectly suit the application. The e-buses will be using electricity generated by the solar panels installed at our plant, thus enabling end-to-end environment-friendly transportation. We are confident that our association with Tata Motors will further fortify in the times to come and will a set a precedence for other corporates to adopt e-mobility for the greener future of our country."
Commenting on the momentous occasion, Mr. Rohit Srivastava, Vice President, Product Line – Buses, Tata Motors said, “We are honoured to be a part of Endress+Hauser Flowtec’s endeavour of offering sustainable staff mobility solutions. Tata Motors’ electric drivetrains have proven to be a success amongst the government entities, and we are excited to collaborate with Endress+Hauser Flowtec (India) Pvt. Ltd to accelerate the transformation to green and clean transportation. With sizeably better cost-efficiency, comfort and driveability; the zero-emission transportation solutions and infrastructure are set to conquer the future of clean, reliable and low-cost mobility in the private sector. We are also enthused to implement our learnings from the vast data collected on prior public ventures, on future orders placed by private fleet owners. Our countrywide experience combined with local ingenuity helps us deliver an entire package of electric vehicle mobility, which comprises best-in-class products and state-of-the-art infrastructure framework.”
About Tata Motors
Part of the USD 109 billion Tata group, Tata Motors Limited (NYSE: TTM; BSE: 500570 and 570001; NSE: TATAMOTORS and TATAMTRDVR), a USD 34 billion organization, is a leading global automobile manufacturer of cars, utility vehicles, pick-ups, trucks and buses, offering extensive range of integrated, smart and e-mobility solutions. With ‘Connecting Aspirations’ at the core of its brand promise, Tata Motors is India’s market leader in commercial vehicles and amongst the top three in the passenger vehicles market.
Tata Motors strives to bring new products that fire the imagination of GenNext customers, fueled by state of the art design and R&D centers located in India, UK, US, Italy and South Korea. With a focus on engineering and tech enabled automotive solutions catering to the future of mobility, the company’s innovation efforts are focused to develop pioneering technologies that are sustainable as well as suited to evolving aspirations of the market and the customers. The company is pioneering India’s Electric Vehicle (EV) transition and driving the shift towards sustainable mobility solutions by preparing a tailor-made product strategy, leveraging the synergy between the Group companies and playing an active role liasoning with the Government in developing the policy framework.
With operations in India, the UK, South Korea, Thailand, South Africa, and Indonesia, supported by a strong global network of 103 subsidiaries, 9 associate companies, 4 joint ventures and 2 joint operations as on March 31, 2021, Tata Motors’ commercial and passenger vehicles are marketed in countries, spread across Africa, Middle East, South & South East Asia, Australia, South America, Russia and other CIS countries.