Tata Motors Delivers Star Electric Buses (Tata Starbus EV) to BMTC for Sustainable Commuting in Bengaluru.

Tata Motors delivers 921 eco-friendly electric buses to BMTC, making commuting in Bengaluru more sustainable and comfortable.

Tata Motors Delivers Star Electric Buses (Tata Starbus EV) to BMTC for Sustainable Commuting in Bengaluru.

Mumbai- Tata Motors Ltd, a commercial vehicle manufacturer, has delivered Starbus Electric Vehicles (EVs) to the Bengaluru Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC). This delivery marks a crucial milestone in the execution of a broader agreement between TML Smart City Mobility Solutions Ltd., a Tata Motors subsidiary, and BMTC. The agreement entails the supply, operation, and maintenance of 921 state-of-the-art 12-metre low-floor electric buses over a 12-year period.

Tata's Starbus EV, a made-in-India innovation, is now part of BMTC's fleet, offering a great design and top-notch features for a greener commute. These eco-friendly electric buses, in line with Make in India and Atmanirbhar Bharat initiatives, use advanced technology for safe and comfortable travel in Bengaluru.

The smart electric bus from Tata Motors was inaugurated by the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Karnataka, Shri Siddaramaiah, along with other dignitaries including the Hon’ble Deputy Chief Minister of Karnataka, Shri DK Shivakumar, and Shri Ramalingareddy, Hon’ble Minister for Transport & Mujarai, Govt of Karnataka & Chairman, BMTC.

Ms. G Sathyavathi, IAS, Managing Director, BMTC, said that, "We are delighted to induct Tata Motors’ state-of-the-art buses after successful completion of prototype trials of Tata’s electric buses within the city. The remarkable performance of these electric buses align perfectly with BMTC’s commitment to reducing our carbon footprint and improving the quality of life for our citizens. These buses will not only contribute towards eco-friendly transportation, but will also offer noise-free and comfortable mass mobility in the city."

Mr. Asim Kumar Mukhopadhyay, CEO and MD, TML Smart City Mobility Solutions Limited, shared his thoughts at the event, saying, "We are elated to witness our top-of-the-line Starbus EVs inducted in BMTC’s fleet. Our offering to the citizens of Bengaluru is testament to our commitment to cutting-edge, eco-friendly offerings. We are confident that our buses will further strengthen BMTC’s fleet and make public transportation safe, comfortable, tech driven and energy-efficient. These buses have been developed and manufactured at state-of-the-art facilities and have been rigorously tested and validated across varied conditions."