The automaker will supply the 320 Tata Marcopolo natural gas-powered buses under the Delhi Integrated Multi-Modal Transit System (DIMTS) Ltd. cluster scheme. “Tata Motors has worked closely with the New Delhi transport authorities for many years to further increasing use of public transport,” said Ravi Pisharody, Executive Director, Commercial Vehicle Business Unit, Tata Motors Ltd.
According to Ravi, his company has always been at the forefront in revolutionizing passenger transportation and with the introduction of these buses they will comprehensively address the growing need of the residents with a “comfortable and convenient offering with the least CO2 emissions”.
The BS IV compliant, Tata LPO 1613/55 CNG BSIV drive-train is driven by a 96 kw Tata 5.7 SGI Bharat Stage IV engine, a break-through in terms of technology and reliability. The bus features a GBS 40 gearbox for higher fuel efficiency, 330 mm diameter clutch for enhanced life, and Heavy Duty Forged-I beam, and Reverse Elliot front-axle for better maneuverability.
Source: Tata Motors.