Allison Transmission, a designer and manufacturer of vehicle
propulsion solutions for commercial and defence vehicles announced that 100 JBM CITYLIFE city buses are being added to the existing fleet of Delhi city.

In a recent function held at Rajghat Depot in Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal, Chief Minister of Delhi, and Mr.
Kailash Gahlot, Delhi Transport Minister, flagged off the 100 JBM CITYLIFE BS-VI low-floor Air-
Conditioned buses. The buses are equipped with Allison T280 fully automatic transmissions. The BS-VI compliant ‘JBM CITYLIFE’ buses which run on compressed natural gas feature CCTV cameras, a public address
system, a smart card ticketing system, a real-time passenger information system, Automatic Bus
Vehicle Location System, stop request buttons and a wheelchair ramp.
“With Delhi city expanding rapidly, we are committed to providing a modern public transportation
system with a safe and comfortable ride to our passengers,” said C.K. Goyal, Vice President, Road
Transport, DIMTS. “Keeping this in mind, the Delhi government introduced low-floor buses equipped
with fully automatic transmissions for enhanced passenger comfort and increased safety under a
cluster scheme of Transport Department, Govt. of NCT of Delhi”. DIMTS is the Integrated Mechanism
of Transport Department, Govt. of NCT of Delhi. The said buses are introduced under OPEX Model and
procured by the concessionaire.

“Allison Transmission is a world leader in automatic transmissions and has been our partner in
consistently delivering convenient, safe and technologically superior public transportation solutions,”
said  Nishant Arya, Vice Chairman & MD, JBM Auto Ltd “We are extremely delighted to collaborate
with Allison as we see substantial value in their transmissions.”

“The highlight of the fully automatic transmission is that fleet owners can experience a greater overall
economic value with reduced downtime and the ability to get more work done. We are delighted that all
low-floor CNG buses in Delhi NCR, over 4,500 currently in operation are from leading OEMs in
India, trust Allison” said Anshul Gupta, Commercial Director, Allison Transmission India.


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