14 September, 2012
Tata 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.