The leading automobile maker Tata Motors had started the supply of 40 electric buses to the Lucknow City Transport Services Ltd. (LCTSL). The automaker will be supplying the Ultra 9m AC Electric buses to the city in a phased manner over the next four months. The order is part of the 255 e-buses that will be supplied to six STUs in the country. The first Ultra 9/9m AC Electric bus was flagged off in Lucknow by the Minister of Urban Development.
Talking about the features of the bus, The Tata Ultra electric buses are equipped with air-conditioning and have seats for 31 passengers. The buses will come with an air suspension for both the front and rear axles, as an Industry first feature, and are intended to make the ride more comfortable.
Talking about the electric buses, Rohit Srivastava Product Line Head said, “Tata Motors has always been at the forefront of the E-mobility evolution and this order is a testament of our best-in-class solution tailored for the bus segment in India. The order is part of the 255 e-buses to be supplied to six STUs in the country, of which LCTSL is one. Srivastava further added, we are determined to develop alternate fuel technologies and create more energy efficient vehicles supporting government's efforts for promoting electric vehicles in the country.”