Mercedes Benz Launches City Bus in India

Mercedes Benz Launches City Bus in India Mercedes Benz Launches City Bus in India

The City Bus has been finally launched by Mercedes Benz in the Indian market of Pune. The buses will be made at the Chakan plant. It is the first Intra city public transport offered by Mercedes Benz India. Apart from this model, the company is also selling 2 and 3 axle inter-city coaches which are both luxurious and comfortable for long journey. In this segment, however, the nearest competitor is the Volvo buses. In this case the Tata Motors cannot be forgotten either as they have launched the finest buses in India some months ago which had both Inter-City coaches or city buses to be the competitors. Daimler has made an announcement to appoint Mr. Markus Villinger as the Head of Buses in India. He will be the one responsible for overall business of buses in India.

This City Buses has an outstanding appearance imbibing contemporary and fresh designs which sets new standards for the city buses in India. The interior is equally appealing which is combined with design of low entry and facilitates easy entry and exit of passengers. This low entry design paired up with wheel chair ramp make sure that the passengers with limited mobility can get onboard without any difficulty. In terms of comfort, interior, space and user friendliness, the standards of city buses can be redefined. The comfortable cushion, multiple charging points, powerful air conditioners adds to the comfort of the passengers. The cabin of the driver is smart and safe with pneumatic seats and all other switches are accessible on the panel. It is powered by OM 926 Diesel engine with an output of 252 BHP and features economical drive system making use of the BlueTec diesel technology. This has high fuel efficiency due to the powerful engine, aerodynamics which are smartly developed and the rolling assistance. The city bus complies with the requirements of the code of the bus and aims at regulating the Indian bus body building scenery to ensure driver safety and high passenger. The base version is priced at 9,000,000.

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