Tata Motors has unveiled 21 commercial vehicles across different segments
Tata Motors, known for its commercial vehicle space has updated its portfolio with 21 new vehicles in different segments. The new product line-up ranges from heavy commercial vehicles used in infrastructure and construction to passenger commercial vehicles including fuel-efficient Construck, tractor-trailer, CNG powertrain vehicles and busses. Along with all that, Tata has also introduced a passenger transportation E-bus. Let’s dig deeper into the portfolio.
Following the legacy, the medium and heavy commercial Vehicles range by Tata Motors targets the infrastructure and development market with construction and cargo transportation trucks, mining, municipal applications, tankers, bulkers and trailers. Tata has introduced 7 new vehicles in the M&HCV, firstly the Signa 5530.S, capable of bearing 55 tonnes which cater to heavy-duty applications and also comes with a faster turnaround time. The Signa 4623.S, which is used for agriculture products, industrial goods applications, gets a powerful 5.6-litre engine. The Signa 4625.S ESC, introduces an industry-first electronic stability control system. The Signa 4221.T is optimised for higher fuel efficiency which can be used for many applications including milk and petroleum tankers. The Signa 4021.S with tractor-trailer application can be used for auto logistics, LPG bullets and more. The Signa 3118.T is the first 10-wheeler truck with a 12.5T lift axle in India used for multiple purposes including cement bags and parcel couriers. Whereas the Prima 2830.K is aimed at reducing operating costs by 11 per cent and also comes with rear engine power take-off.
The new Intermediate & Light Commercial Vehicles by Tata Motors come in diesel and CNG powertrain options aimed at last-mile as well as medium to long haul applications. The range gets five new models Ultra T.18 SL which is aimed for movement across all business platforms and is Tata’s entry in the 18-tonne GVW segment. The 407G works best for last-mile delivery and is a pick-up truck with a CNG powertrain. On the other hand, we have 709G, also a CNG truck possessing the largest loading area. The LPT 510 is a very efficient city transporter courtesy, it’s short wheelbase and 10-ft load body. Ultra T.6 is a 6 to 6.5 tonne GVW and is small yet big enough to offer comfort and convenience of driving. These vehicles have a lot to offer in e-commerce, vendors, logistic services and municipal applications.
In small commercial vehicles and pick-ups, Tata Motors aims at helping the consumer increase their last-mile delivery efficiency and also reduce the cost of operation of the vehicle. In this segment, Tata has announced four vehicles, firstly the Winger Cargo, a cargo van that can be used in business with goods that also require swift movement. Ace Petrol CX cab chassis, the evergreen Tata Ace is heavily used in the commercial space, gets a 2-cylinder engine and is priced at Rs 3.99 lakh, which is pretty reasonable in the segment. The Ace Gold Diesel+ aims at tackling the ever-increasing fuel prices and also gets increased fuel efficiency. And finally, there is a new variant of the Intra smart pick-up, the Intra V30 High deck.
Tata Starbus 2200
In the passenger commercial vehicles, Tata Motors aims at delivering the same public and intracity travel with newer technology at play. The five new products feature an electric passenger bus, the Starbus 4/12 and the Winger 15S that offers a more comfortable experience with features like the rear park assist system. Adding onto the portfolio, there is also the Tata Cityride Prime that aims at offering multiple safety features for the passengers. The Magna 13.5M Bus too focuses on offering comfortable inter-city travel for the passengers which is also cost-effective and fuel-efficient, along with the final product, the Tata Starbus 2200 which focuses on safety and comfort for travellers.
On the occasion Girish Wagh, Executive Director, Tata Motors said, “The engines of infrastructure development, consumer consumption and e-commerce powering the Indian economy require continued transportation support to run seamlessly. Being the leader in commercial vehicles, we continue to deliver superior value propositions to customers by introducing smarter, future-ready products and services. The 21 feature-rich vehicles that we are introducing today are designed to fulfil the evolving needs of India’s economy and its growing demand for efficient transportation. Every aspect of these vehicles has been purposefully augmented to cater to both varied duty cycles as well as special applications. Incorporating the latest advances in technology, refined powertrains and upgrades in comfort and convenience, our vehicles are ideal to fulfil the customer need of high vehicle utilisation for more revenue with lower costs for more profits.”
With the launch of 21 new vehicles, Tata Motors plans on embarking on the next generation of commercial vehicles with plans of incorporating greener technologies like electric, hydrogen cell and more moving forward.