The Tata Starbus Fuel Cell EV is India's first Hydrogen Fuel Cell bus, indigenously designed and developed by Tata Motors. It is a modern state-of-the-art mass mobility solution for urban transport requirements. With zero-emission and noiseless operations, the newly designed fuel cell bus meets the requirement for cleaner public transport vehicle. It offers modern features like improved safety, easy of boarding with its low entry and comfortable seats. It is the perfect solution for future urban mass mobility as it benefits all stakeholders and helps curb air-pollution.


  • Fuel cell Hydrogen bus with zero emissions for clean air
  • Fatigue-free driving without clutch and gear shifting
  • Regenerative braking for high efficiency
  • Electronic Braking System (EBS) and Electronic Stability Control (ESC) for higher safety
  • Compliant with Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) like Driver Monitoring System (DMS), Lane Departure Warning System (LDWS), Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) and Frontal collision avoidance system
  • Roomy interiors which can be customised as per the application and regulations
  • High safety and security with Intelligent Transport System (ITS)
  • New generation telematics for efficient and user-friendly vehicle maintenance and tracking
  • Passenger information system with destination boards and audio announcements
  • Stylised interior and exterior with, plush interior lighting
  • Utility provisions like charging ports, Wi-Fi hotspot for on-the-go connectivity

Applications: Urban Transport (City Bus)

Technical Specifications:

  • Parameter Description
  • Chassis
  • GVW 19.5 tonne
  • Overall Dimensions (mm) 12000
  • Wheel Base (mm) 6300
  • Floor Height (mm) 400
  • Overall Height (mm) 3350
  • Overall Width (mm) 2600
  • No. of doors 2
  • Seating Capacity 35 + Driver + Wheel chair & customisation options available
  • Brakes Disc Brake in the front & Drum brake at the rear with EBS
  • Air suspension Air suspension in the front & rear (optional feature of ECAS)
  • Steering Hydraulic power steering with Tilt & Telescopic feature (optional)
  • Performance
  • Max. Speed 70-75 kmph
  • Grade-ability 17% at rated GVW
  • Range ~250 to 300km scalable as per requirements.
  • HV System
  • Motor
    Integrated Motor Generator Max Power - 245kW
  • HV Battery Li-Ion Battery Pack, Capacity: 25 - 30kWh
  • Fuel cell Stack
    Net System Power: 75-100kW Cooling type: Liquid, 50/50 water-glycol
  • Fuel System
    Type: Compressed Hydrogen Gas Tank type: 4 Cylindrical of TYPE III
  • H2 Filling 10 min at 350 Bar.