Tata Motors is working towards delivering over 2,500 units' orders from institutional customers. The recent one being an order of 1,045 buses from Gujarat State Roadways Transport Corporation (GSRTC) and 1,000 Winger ambulances from National Health Mission (NRHM), Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, Himachal and Haryana. Tata Motors has bagged 65 per cent of the orders for fully built buses to provide passenger comfort and convenience, and offers annual maintenance contracts on 400 of these buses for maintenance of ITS systems as value added services to customers.
Girish Wagh, President, CVBU, Tata Motors said, “The demand for public transportation is rapidly increasing in India with government’s thrust towards providing smart, safe and convenient mode of commute to the citizens. Tata Motors acknowledges the forward thinking and proactive approach of various STUs and the bus body regulatory institutes for providing such contemporary buses to passengers. We take great pride in partnering with various STUs in delivering best-in-class solutions, and to create and maintain a sustainable mass public transportation system. We have always encouraged our customers to adopt latest technologies, helping them to lower their total operating costs, and expand their user base and ridership.”
Tata Motors today offers a comprehensive range of buses catering to an entire gamut of day-to-day travelling needs – from luxurious intercity travel options, to safe transport and driver-friendly choices. The company has pioneered technological innovations in the bus segment and are fully equipped with a range of solutions powered by alternate fuels such as hybrid, electric, CNG, LNG and articulated buses to meet the future transportation needs of the ‘Envisaged Smart Cities’, aimed at reducing pollution and promoting an eco-friendly transport system in the country. With a range of future ready buses, Tata Motors will continue to play an active role in mass public transportation, with a commitment towards striking the right balance between sustainable growth and profitability.