India, Feb. 11 -- Tata Motors will supply 40 electric buses to Lucknow City Transport Services Ltd (LCTSL) in a phased manner in four months, the company has said.

"The electric buses are air-conditioned, have modern interiors and comfortable seats for 31 passengers. As an industry first, there will be air suspension for both front and rear axles to make travel more comfortable for the commuters," the company said in a statement.

The first such bus was flagged off here on Sunday by the state's Urban Development Minister Suresh Kumar Khanna.

"The government of UP has a clear focus on revolutionising transportation with sustainable, affordable and safe mobility solutions for the masses. We have collaborated with Tata Motors to bring to the...