KSRTC unveils the first bio-diesel buses in India

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For the first time in the country, Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) has launched 25 buses that run 100% on bio-diesel.

Transport Minister Ramalinga Reddy launched the bio-diesel multi-axle buses at KSRTC’s Depot No. 4 in the city.

The routes of the newly launched buses are Bengaluru-Kundapura, Bengaluru-Bidar, Bengaluru-Tirupati and Bengaluru-Chennai.

KSRTC is expected to save 86.68 lakh per annum by using bio-diesel for 25 buses.

The vehicles have been retrofitted with Bio-Diesel Kit with which they can run on 100% Bio-Diesel for effective control over pollution.

It is tested and certified by TUV of Germany for best possible safety even in case of roll over and accidents.