Tata Motors has announced that Starbus has crossed the 1 Lakh sales milestone in the country. Being the most sold fully-built bus brand in India, Tata Starbus is offered in varied configurations to suit multiple applications like staff and school transportation. The Starbus also comes in an all-electric avatar and can be seen running in several cities across the Indian market. Tata Starbus is locally built at the brand's state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Dharwad, Karnataka while it is the preferred choice of bus for several fleet operators.
Tata Starbus Electric comes in four trims: Tata 4/12m Low Entry AC Electric Bus, Tata 4/12m Low Entry Non AC Electric Bus, Tata 4/12m Low Floor AC Electric Bus and Tata 4/12m Low Floor Non AC Electric bus. The 4/12m Low Entry electric buses are offered with seating capacity of 36 adults while the 4/12m Low Floor electric buses are available in a 32-seater configuration. All these buses take 2-3 hours to get fully charged through fast DC chargers as they are equipped with Lithium ion battery pack. Once fully charged, they have a driving range of 200+ kms with a top speed of 65-75 kmph. One of the most impressive features in Tata Starbus electric is Hydraulic power steering with Tilt & Telescopic feature.
Highlighting the success of the Starbus, Mr. Rohit Srivastava, Vice President, Product Line – Buses, Tata Motors said, “It is a moment of great pride and a testimony from our customers as we celebrate a significant milestone of 1 lakh Starbus vehicles on Indian roads. The Tata Starbus has proved to be the most versatile bus in the industry offering a luxury travel experience in the staff transportation application and safe and reliable travel as a school bus. The Tata Starbus has become one of the strongest brand in commercial vehicle industry and an integral part of India’s transportation sector. We extend our heartfelt gratitude to all our customers for their continued trust in Tata Motors.”