Tata Motors Exposes India’s First Hydrogen Fuel Cell Bus

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ENG Special/Updated: May 24, 2017

Tata Motors Exposes India's First Hydrogen Fuel Cell Bus
Tata Motors Exposes India’s First Hydrogen Fuel Cell Bus


  • The buses with alternate fuels are all produced in India
  • The fuel cell produces electrical energy to power the electrical motor
  • The Hybrid buses will quickly be seen in Mumbai

Kochi: Tata Motors released the future of mass public transport at its Pune center and took another action in the instructions of green innovation and movement services. The business introduced the Starbus Electric 9m, Starbus Electric 12m and the Starbus Hybrid 12m variety of buses which are created, established, powered by alternate fuels and made in India. The business states will be a great for clever cities. The business likewise showcased the nation’s very first Fuel Cell bus (12m), LNG Powered bus (12m), and an 18m Articulated bus.

The Hydrogen Powered Starbus Fuel Cell bus is a zero-emission mass transportation service, for inter-city commute and has actually been established in collaboration with ISRO (Indian Space Research Organisation). Integrating hydrogen gas and oxygen, the fuel cell produces electrical energy to power the electrical motor, with water and heat as a by-product. This is the very first time an Indian producer has actually ventured in this instructions. As far as Electric buses are worried, Tata Motors discovers a competitor through Ashok Leyland who just recently exposed the Circuit series of all-electric buses which remained in truth India’s very first of its kind.
The business has actually currently thoroughly checked the CNG hybrid buses throughout the nation in cities like Mumbai, Ahmedabad and Surat and we initially saw them in New Delhi throughout the 2010 Commonwealth video games.

It was simply in 2015 that the business signed an agreement for the single biggest order for Hybrid Electric lorry innovation, with the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA), to provide 25 systems of the Starbus Diesel Hybrid electrical bus with Full Low flooring setup. These buses will be provided in the very first quarter of FY2017-18 and will link Sion, Bandra & Kurla to Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC).

Ravindra Pisharody, Executive Director – Commercial Vehicles, Tata Motors stated, “We have actually regularly been establishing and making items that can add to CO2 decreases throughout all roadway transportation sectors and with early financial investments in brand-new innovations, we are gotten ready to even more enhance our market management. With our brand-new series of Future prepared buses, we will continue to play an active function in mass transit, with a dedication to striking the best balance in between sustainable development and success.”