Tata Motors has secured an order to supply 921 electric buses to Bengaluru Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC), as per the company’s press release dated 18th August 2022.
BMTC’s order is for 921 low-floor, 12-metre-long electric buses. Tata Motors will be responsible for the supply of these indigenously-developed buses, which are branded as Tata Starbus by the company. Tata Motors shall also provide Operation and Maintenance (O&M) services for these buses for a period of 12 years as per the contract.
This contract is part of a larger tender by Convergence Energy Services Limited (CESL), which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) under the Ministry of Power, GoI.