WABCO India signs pact for bus systems

WABCO India has signed a development agreement with Tamware, for the design and development of bus doors for the domestic commercial vehicle market. Following this, WABCO India will produce door systems, both pneumatic and electric, designed by Tamware for the Indian market, in combination with its own door control system.

Tamware has decades of expertise in providing services related to the
design, development, manufacturing and supply of public transportation vehicle door systems. WABCO is a leader in commercial vehicle control systems including door control systems for buses and has over 300,000 systems deployed primarily in Europe, to date.

“WABCO is in lockstep with the progress toward enhancing the safety and efficiency of vehicles in the Indian commercial vehicle industry. As a technology leader, our commitment to safety is paramount as we continue to invest in advanced solutions that the market demands,” said P. Kanniappan, Managing Director, WABCO India. “This furthers the advancement of the electrification roadmap in the region, given the significant impetus for electric vehicles promoted by the Government of India under the ambit of FAME – II.”

The doors designed and developed by Tamware, will be manufactured in the Ambattur production facility of WABCO India.

“At Tamware, we are incredibly proud to partner with WABCO in India. This close collaboration between our companies will help us deliver superior, innovative solutions for bus applications, both electric and non-electric, in the region. These solutions also reinforce WABCO’s global
strategy of mobilizing vehicle intelligence,” said Jussi Hilden, CEO, Tamware.

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