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Tata Marcopolo (officially Tata Marcopolo Motors Ltd.) is a bus and coach manufacturing company headquartered in Karnataka, India and a joint venture between Tata Motors and Marcopolo S.A..

Tata Marcopolo Motors Ltd.
Joint venture
IndustryAutomotive
Founded2008; 11 years ago (2008)
Headquarters,
ProductsFully built buses and coaches
ParentTata Motors (51%)
Marcopolo S.A. (49%)
A Tata Marcopolo bus in Chandigarh, India.

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The primary bus manufacturing and building unit started in Lucknow, with an output of 25 buses per day.[citation needed] A second production facility is at Dharwad, Karnataka, whose output is 70 buses per day.[citation needed] Currently it has doubled its production and become the largest unit in the world.[citation needed] Tata Marcopolo busses were seen on the BUS WORLD exhibition too. And it was able to get customers and viewers attention. recently Tata Marcopolo came with the Y1 electrical buses. which is a commercial success. The company received 300 bus orders from some state governments of India, each bus costing around 1 crore.

SalesEdit

Tata Marcopolo products are being used or inducted in several Indian cities as part of the local transports fleet like Navi Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Delhi, Bangalore, Coimbatore, Mysore, Kolkata, Chennai, Lucknow, Kanpur, Chandigarh, Pune, South Kanpur, Kochi, Madurai, Naya Raipur, Hyderabad, Thane, Trivandrum, Visakhapatnam, Vijayawada and Amritsar Amravati, etc. It is a low-floor bus with both air-conditioned and non air-conditioned variants available.

FiresEdit

There have been some issues with reliability, and a number of buses catching fires with following news stories and reasons such as, lack of maintenance and poor roads being cited, and possible electrical shorts. Most reports are inconclusive, however, it appears following increased checking the issue may now be under control.

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