Endress+Hauser Flowtec India to use Tata Motors e-buses for employee transportation

by Autocar Pro News Desk , 13 Oct 2021


L-R: Kulathu Kumar, president and director, Endress+Hauser Flow Tech India; Baldev Singh, Add Chief Sec (Industries), Maharashtra Government and Othman Hardegger Consul General, Switzerland Embassy.

Tata Motors has just bagged another customer for its electric buses. The company has announced its association with Endress+Hauser Flowtec (India), a global leader in measurement instrumentation, services and solutions for industrial process engineering, for deployment of electric buses for employee transportation.

The OEM says this association marks a unique contract of electric buses by a corporate in India. Tata Motors has delivered two 9-metre 34-seater AC electric buses and a DC fast charger for green employee mobility from its facility in Aurangabad, Maharashtra.

The electric buses were flagged off at Endress+Hauser Flowtec’s facility in Aurangabad in presence of Baldev Singh, Additional Secretary (Industries), government of Maharashtra; Othmar Hardegger, consulate general, Switzerland; Sunil Chavan, district collector, Aurangabad and Kulathu Kumar, president and director, Endress+Hauser Flowtec (India) along with other delegates from Tata Motors and Endress+Hauser Flowtec.

Kulathu Kumar, president and director, Endress+Hauser Flowtec (India) said, "We are delighted to be associated with Tata Motors to provide green mobility for our employees. Tata Motors understood our requirement and specially developed the buses to perfectly suit the application. The e-buses will be using electricity generated by the solar panels installed at our plant, thus enabling end-to-end environment-friendly transportation. We are confident that our association with Tata Motors will further fortify in the times to come and will a set a precedence for other corporates to adopt e-mobility for the greener future of our country."

Rohit Srivastava, VP, Product Line – Buses, Tata Motors said, “We are honoured to be a part of Endress+Hauser Flowtec’s endeavour of offering sustainable staff mobility solutions. Tata Motors’ electric drivetrains have proven to be a success amongst the government entities, and we are excited to collaborate with Endress+Hauser Flowtec (India) to accelerate the transformation to green and clean transportation. We are also enthused to implement our learnings from the vast data collected on prior public ventures, on future orders placed by private fleet owners.”