Tata Motors has delivered 30 new buses to the Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC).
The new delivery is a part of a larger order of 1385 buses won by Tata Motors comprising of the Ultra 6/9 BS IV Midi and LPO 1512/55 BS IV buses.
The company has handed over the buses to BMTC in the presence of Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and Transport Minister R Ramalinga Reddy.
RT Wasan, Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Tata Motors said, “With the delivery of these new BS IV compliant buses, we at Tata Motors are proud of our continued association with the BMTC, having delivered our first bus to the corporation in 1998. With a fleet size of over 2200 Tata Motors buses in BMTC’s fleet, we look forward to a continued partnership with them, in their endeavor to reinforce the public transportation system in the city.
The Ultra 6/9 comes with a fuel-efficient TATA 497 TCIC engine that generates power of 92Kw@2400 rpm and maximum torque of 400 Nm@1300 to 1600 rpm. With a seating capacity of 30 seats, the new buses are 9 m in length and 2.5 m in width, giving ample gangway space for standees.
Another model the Tata LPO 1512 is equipped with a fuel efficient ISBe 5.9 BSIV engine that generates power of 98Kw@2500 RPM and maximum torque of 430 Nm@1300 to 1800 rpm. Powered by Tata Cummins SCR technology, the Tata LPO 1512/55 ensures good mileage in city operations.