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Tata Motors gets an order of 921 electric buses from BMTC.

Tata Motors got orders for over 3,600 electric buses in under 30 days from DTC, WBTC, and BMTC.

Tata Motors today announced that the company got an order of 921 electric buses from Bengaluru Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC). The order is part of the larger tender by Convergence Energy Services Limited (CESL).

As per the contract, Tata Motors will supply, operate, and maintain 921 low-floor, 12-metre electric buses for a period of 12 years.

Commenting on the announcement, Ms. G Sathyavathi, IAS, Managing Director, Bengaluru Metropolitan Transport Corporation, said, “We are delighted to confirm the order of 921 electric buses to Tata Motors. This order is paramount for Bengaluru’s growing need for clean, sustainable urban mass mobility. BMTC is happy to induct modern electric buses that will attract maximum ridership for eco-friendly public transport.”

Ms. Mahua Acharya, MD & CEO of Convergence Energy Services Limited (CESL), said, “We are extremely pleased that BMTC has placed its order for electric buses under the Grand Challenge of CESL. This is yet another significant milestone in the electric bus journey we are on. We would like to extend our sincere appreciation to the Government of Karnataka and BMTC for their commitment and Tata Motors for their collaboration.”

Speaking at the occasion, Mr. Rohit Srivastava, Vice President, Product Line – Buses of Tata Motors, said, “We are delighted that Tata Motors’ commitment towards modernising public transportation in India is further strengthened by receiving the prestigious order of electric buses from BMTC. Tata Motors has been at the forefront of developing smart, modern, and energy-efficient passenger commercial vehicles, catering to the needs of future mobility. We are confident that these environment-friendly electric buses will be beneficial for the residents of Bengaluru.”

Tata Motors has already received orders for 1,500 electric buses from Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) and 1,180 electric buses from West Bengal Transport Corporation (WBTC), respectively in the last 30 days. Tata Motors’ state-of-the-art research and development facilities have steadily worked to engineer innovative mobility solutions powered by alternate fuel technology, including battery-electric, hybrid, CNG, LNG, and Hydrogen Fuel Cell technology. Till date, Tata Motors has supplied more than 715 electric buses across multiple cities in India, which have cumulatively clocked more than 40 million kilometres.

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