PPS Motors to deliver 298 BharatBenz Buses to Odisha Government

PPS Motors will provide the after sales support for the buses.

Autocar Pro News Desk By Autocar Pro News Desk calendar 02 Nov 2023 Views icon1992 Views Share - Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to LinkedIn Share to Whatsapp
PPS Motors to deliver 298 BharatBenz Buses to Odisha Government

PPS Motors will be delivering 298 BharatBenz buses to the Odisha Government as part of the Location Accessible Multimodal Initiative (LAccMI). The Chief Minister of the state, Naveen Patnaik flagged off 63 of these buses from Bhawanipatna, Kalahandi District.

PPS Motors, the authorised dealer partner of BharatBenz in the state had secured this order from the commercial vehicle brand. PPS Motors will provide the after sales support for these buses. This order bagged by PPS Motors is one of the largest orders awarded by the Odisha Government in the state, the company stated.

Speaking on the occasion, Rajiv Sanghvi, Managing Director, PPS Motors, said, “We are committed to provide the best-in-class service and ownership experience through our network spread across the state. Further we are investing in creating additional touch points providing deeper and wider coverage. This will help us to provide easily accessible and seamless service for these buses and ensure optimized uptime and a remarkably low cost of ownership.”

Sreeram Venkateswaran – President and Chief Business Officer, Sales and Customer Service, Daimler India Commercial Vehicles said, “BharatBenz products are renowned for their reliability, safety, comfort and a long service lifecycle. We are honoured that the Government of Odisha chose BharatBenz and feel proud to be delivering a large fleet of BharatBenz buses that will serve the people of Odisha by offering them a safe and comfortable commuting experience across the lengths and breadths of the beautiful state.”

Under LAccMI policy the state is set to revolutionise the public transportation system. Beginning with a primary emphasis on enhancing connections within blocks and districts. Furthermore, it will aim to seamlessly integrate these improvements into inter-city bus operations.

RELATED ARTICLES
Sterling Tools wants 40% sales from EV biz by FY25

auther Autocar Pro News Desk calendar14 Apr 2024

This boost is expected from the EV business mix, a part of the company’s strategy to diversify its operations.

Driving EV business with agility and flexibility

auther Autocar Pro News Desk calendar14 Apr 2024

CEOs from the EV startup ecosystem met in Bengaluru and Pune to discuss the challenges and business opportunities.

'E-3wheelers not aspirational, but make money': Amit Singh, head, 3W division, Altigreen Propulsion Labs

auther Autocar Pro News Desk calendar14 Apr 2024

The challenges are more ground-driven in terms of the availability of electricity, and how to make it more economical, a...