Tata Motors is known for launching new commercial or passenger technologies in the automobile sector. This time at the Auto Expo 2023, the brand showcased the all-new Starbus EV with an electric powertrain. The vehicle has a standard floor height of 900 MM. Tata Motors has designed and developed the Starbus EV indigenously.
Also, the Starbus EV is India’s most successful and popular electric bus brand. Also, it has 730 operational units across the country. The vehicle is designed for city commuting and is a modern state-of-the-art electric bus. The vehicle has zero emission and low noise operations, and it has raised the benchmark for clean public transportation. Moreover, the vehicle comes with modern features like ease of boarding, comfortable seats and ease of operation for the Driver.
Tata Starbus EV – Upgraded Specifications
The Starbus EV comes with an Integrated Motor Generator, which delivers a maximum power of 245 KW.
It has a Lithium-ion Battery Pack Capacity – of ~300 to 400kWh.
The battery of the Starbus EV can get a full charge in 2 to 3 hours.
The vehicle can achieve a top speed of 70 kmph and has a gradeability of 17% at the rated GVW. In addition, it has a range of 200-250 KM while using the AC and 250-300 Km without using the AC.
The rated GVW of this vehicle is 19.5 tonne and has a seating capacity of Driver + 35 + wheelchair. And it has customisation options with Driver + 39 seats.
It comes with an Air Suspension System on the front & rear sides. In addition, it has a Disc brake on the front side and Drum brakes on the rear side with EBS & ESC.
The Overall dimensions of Starbus EV are 12000 MM. It has a wheelbase of 6200 MM, Floor height of 900 MM, Overall Height of this vehicle is 3650 MM and Overall Width of 2600 MM.
Along with this, the vehicle comes with 2 doors.
New & Upgraded Features of the Starbus EV:-
Starbus EV has a Full electric drivetrain which leads to zero emissions and clean air.
It has a high range of 200-250 KM while using the AC and 250 KM to 300 Km without using the AC.
It has an Electronic Braking System (EBS) and Electronic Stability Control (ESC), which provide higher safety. In addition, it has Regenerative braking providing increased efficiency.
The vehicle is equipped with an Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) like Driver Monitoring System (DMS), Lane Departure Warning System (LDWS), Tyre Pressure Monitor System (TPMS) and Frontal Collision Avoidance System.
Tata Starbus EV has a full air suspension system that provides maximum passenger comfort. In addition, it has the Intelligent Transport System (ITS), which provides enhanced safety and security.
It has a new-generation telematics system for efficient and user-friendly vehicle maintenance and tracking.
It comes with a Passenger information system and destination boards with audio announcements. Also, it has utility provisions like charging ports.
The Starbus EV provides fatigue-free driving without clutch and gear shifting; it has air -suspended driver seat option.
The new and stylish interior and exterior with plush interior lighting come with a driver console.
The interiors are roomy and can be customised according to the application and regulations. Also, the Starbus EV comes with a lift mechanism to ease boarding for disabled persons.
The Starbus EV is a passenger commuter vehicle, and it is used in urban passenger transport as a city bus.