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MCV Buses to be Launched by Tata Motors

By Motortrend India Staff   |   18 February,2013

Tata Motors has come up with world-class buses for the MCV market. The company disclosed two new exciting applications for intercity transportation and staff transportation at the SIAM International Bus & Utility Vehicles Show held in Greater Noida. There were many other new technologies which were displayed that includes the all new Starbus Ultra for school application, the luxurious Semi Deluxe Starbus Ultra Contract Bus, Divo Coach and an ambulance based on the Tata Venture platform.

According to Mr. Ravi Pisharody, Executive Director, Commercial Vehicles Business Unit, Tata Motors, “The MCV market is traditionally dominated by chassis sales but Tata Motors is all set to change this trend with our newly designed and company built MCV buses. The two buses on display are an effort to upgrade the market to a much more superior product quality in their respective sub-segments. These buses are specially designed for their intended application with an aim to provide a company built options. As leaders in the commercial vehicle market, we always look forward to bringing new products to market and this move is a step in this direction.”

The new MCV buses are fully built offerings catering to both AC & Non AC contract and intercity applications. The world-class body has been built as per international standards by Tata Motors Marcopolo Limited., on proven Tata LPO 1618 and LPO 1512 chassis, which are known for its reliability and superior performance. The light weight body improves vehicle performance while still keeping the durability and strength aspect intact due to the superior body building process technology adopted from Marcopolo, Brazil. These buses are built on the improved Ex range on MCV buses which promises superior mileage, best operating economics and enhanced safety standards.

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