- Veröffentlicht: 08. Februar 2024
The introduction of electric buses is expected to enhance mobility while reducing the city’s carbon footprint.
Tata Motors, one of the biggest players in the commercial vehicle industry, has supplied Ultra EV air-conditioned electric buses to Jammu Smart City Limited through its subsidiary, TML Smart City Mobility Solutions (J&K) Pvt Ltd. This decision was taken to achieve complete electrical public transportation in Jammu. These electric buses, made in India with modern technology offer emission-free transportation within the city.
The fleet was officially launched in the presence of top government officials, including the Hon’ble Home Minister, Hon’ble Minister of Heavy Industries, and the Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir. Notable dignitaries and representatives from Tata Motors also attended the event.
Jammu Smart City Ltd CEO, Rahul Yadav (IAS), emphasized the project’s goal of improving transportation in Jammu. The introduction of electric buses is expected to enhance mobility while reducing the city’s carbon footprint.
Commenting on the occasion, Asim Kumar Mukhopadhyay, Chairman, TML Smart City Mobility Solutions (J&K) Pvt Ltd, said “ I am 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 Vehicles 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.”
The deployment of Tata Motor’s Ultra EV electric buses in Jammu marks a significant step towards establishing a sustainable and eco-friendly public transportation system in the city. With the support of the government of Jammu and Kashmir and the commitment of Tata Motors, this initiative aims to enhance mobility and reduce carbon emissions.
Quelle/Source: Express Mobility, 31.01.2024