Tata Motors begins supply of 40 electric buses to Lucknow


Tata Motors is supplying 40 units of the Ultra 9m AC electric bus to the Lucknow City Transport Services Ltd. (LCTSL). The buses will be delivered over the next 4 months. The first electric bus was flagged off on February 10, 2019.

The Ultra 9m AC electric bus is built at the Tata Motors and Tata Marcopolo Dharwad plants. It can seat up to 31 passengers and has features such as air-conditioning and air suspension on both, front and rear axles. The integrated electric motor generator of the bus has a peak output of 328 BHP and can deliver 194 BHP continuously. The bus comes with roof-mounted, liquid-cooled lithium-ion batteries that offer a maximum range of 150 km on a single charge. Tata Motors has also installed a fast charging station for buses at the Alambagh depot.

In addition to Lucknow, Tata will be supplying 255 electric buses to WBTC (West Bengal), AICTSL (Indore), ASTC (Guwahati), J&KSRTC (Jammu) and JCTSL (Jaipur).

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