Tata Motors delivers 25 Ace CNG models to Vijayawada
Vijayawada Municipal Corporation took delivery of 25 Tata Motors Ace CNG models for its mission of using clean-fuel vehicles for municipal services. Bosta Satyanarayana, Minister of Municipality and Urban Development, Government of Andhra Pradesh, flagged off the vehicles at a ceremony at Gandhi Maidan, Vijayawada. Dignitaries from Vijayawada Municipal Corporation, including the Municipal Commissioner Prasanna Venkatesh and central Vijayawada MLA Malladi Vishnu graced the occasion.
The Tata Ace tippers are specially designed for efficient waste collection and are equipped with 3 cu m closed-box tipper. With the high manoeuvrability and fuel efficient 700 cc CNG engine, the Tata Ace Gold is the ideal vehicle for the application, according to the company. The vehicles also feature geo-positioning system, public announcement system, wet and dry compartments and close-circuit camera system to further aid the effective operations. The vehicles were procured by the corporation through an open tender, wherein Tata Motors emerged as the top bidder.
On the occasion, Vinay Pathak, Vice President, Product Line, SCV & PU, Tata Motors, said, “The Tata Ace is a versatile product that caters to a wide variety of applications for private and municipal use. After successfully serving several government bodies, we’re delighted to be associated with Vijayawada Municipal Corporation in their quest of efficient solid waste management for the prospering city of Vijayawada. Tata Motors is at the forefront of developing innovative solutions for its customers, and we’re confident that the Ace Gold will excel their requirement, while being cost effective.”
The Tata Ace is available with a wide array of load bodies, including 2, 2.6, 3 and 3.3 cu m capacity in open box and closed box variants to suit the need of the customers. It is available in fuel-efficient diesel, petrol and CNG BS6-compliant engine options to help increase the profit potential and reduce the total cost of ownership, with its low maintenance costs and high reliability.Source: Equipment India