Tata Motors Supplies Electric Buses for Jammu Smart City Project
Tata Motors, the largest commercial vehicle manufacturer in India, has supplied cutting-edge Ultra EV air-conditioned electric buses to Jammu Smart City Limited through its subsidiary, TML Smart City Mobility Solutions (J&K) Pvt Ltd.
The project, spearheaded by the Housing and Urban Development Department of the Government of Jammu & Kashmir, aims to establish an eco-friendly public transportation system in Jammu. These emission-free electric buses, manufactured in India with advanced technology, prioritize safety, comfort, and convenience, offering Jammu residents reliable and zero-emission intra-city commuting options.
The delivery of these electric buses is part of a larger commitment to provide, maintain, and operate 100 electric buses in Srinagar and 100 in Jammu for 12 years under the Jammu and Srinagar Smart City projects.
The fleet was inaugurated by Shri Amit Shah, Hon’ble Home Minister and Minister of Cooperation, Government of India, in the presence of Dr. Mahendra Nath Pandey, Hon’ble Minister of Heavy Industries, Government of India, and Shri Manoj Sinha, Hon’ble Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir. The event saw the participation of esteemed dignitaries, including Shri Jugal Kishore Sharma, Hon’ble Member of Parliament, and other government officials.
“Jammu Smart City Ltd is committed to improving transportation in Jammu with the introduction of electric buses. The goal is to enhance mass mobility, providing increased safety and sustainability, along with greater access and convenience for commuters. These advanced buses not only meet rigorous quality standards but also contribute to collective initiatives aimed at improving the city’s air quality. Flagging off the Tata Motors’ electric bus is in line with Jammu Smart City’s commitment to reducing the carbon footprint and improving citizens’ quality of life.”Rahul Yadav (IAS), CEO of Jammu Smart City Ltd, emphasized.
“I’m delighted to witness the flag off of the electric buses in Jammu, following the recent commencement of electric bus operations in Srinagar. Tata Motors has been at the forefront of the electric mobility sector, pioneering advanced innovations in public transportation specifically tailored to address India’s unique requirements. Our unparalleled knowledge of sustainable mobility solutions sets us apart, aligning with the government’s push for electric vehicles. Electric buses will be a vital addition to Jammu’s transportation system, providing numerous benefits that align with the city’s health, environmental and economic goals. We eagerly anticipate playing a pivotal role in shaping the future of public transport in Jammu.”Speaking at the momentous occasion, Mr Asim Kumar Mukhopadhyay, Chairman, TML Smart City Mobility Solutions (J&K) Pvt Ltd, said.
Tata Motors has a significant presence in the Indian electric bus market, delivering over 1,500 vehicles to various cities. The Tata Ultra EV, a revolutionary e-bus, stands out for its fully electric powertrain, energy efficiency, and environmentally friendly features. With advanced safety technologies and a commitment to clean and sustainable public transportation, the Tata Ultra EV aligns with urban passenger needs, making it an ideal solution for the future of public transport in Jammu.
With over 1,500 vehicles delivered to different cities in India, Tata Motors has made a strong name for itself in the electric bus market. These buses have travelled over 10 crore kilometres with an uptime of over 95%, demonstrating their dependability and efficiency. One particularly noteworthy example of a vehicle that redefines urban commuting is the Tata Ultra EV, an innovative e-bus whose fully electric drivetrain optimizes energy consumption and reduces fuel costs and environmental impact.
With features like easy boarding, comfortable seating, and driver-friendly controls, the bus offers a smooth and emission-free commute. The Tata Ultra EV is a clean and sustainable public transportation option that is perfect for urban passenger needs. It is also equipped with advanced technologies like air suspension, electronic stability control, electronic brake distribution, and an Intelligent Transport System (ITS) for added safety.