India's largest inter-city mobility brand, has partnered with Daimler India
Commercial Vehicles (DICV). They have joined hands to launch inter-city buses, pre-fitted
with mobility operating system (OS) and Daimler's best-in-class safety and
partnership intends to accelerate the adoption of technology within the
mobility sector and alleviate existing pain points for operators. The benefits
to operators will include better pricing, special AMC packages and insurance.
IntrCity Smartbus, which operates over 170 buses and is currently adding 50+
buses monthly, will help accelerate the adoption of such buses.
Rathi, Co-founder IntrCity, said, "The small and medium sized bus
operators find it difficult to adopt technology as well as struggle to get
suitable benefits from OEMs directly. This partnership will enable bus
operators across India to procure a new bus and start earning from the 1st day itself,
as a part of IntrCity SmartBus fleet. We are thrilled to partner with Daimler
India Commercial Vehicles towards this endeavour."
this partnership, DICV has crafted a holistic 'buyer assistance package',
exclusively for operators associated with IntrCity. It includes special
financial incentives and AMC packages for operators. DICV-made BharatBenz buses
procured under this partnership will also have exclusive service and
maintenance plans that help operators reduce Total Cost of Ownership (TCO).
Krishnamurthy, Vice President Marketing, Sales, and Customer Services, Daimler
India Commercial Vehicles said, “It is our privilege to support IntrCity
SmartBus in their initiative to provide local bus operators with the best
possible vehicle for their needs and their passengers. Now more people across
the country can enjoy the safety, comfort and reliability of BharatBenz buses.”
is targeting the SmartBus fleet to reach 400 this year. It is solving the huge
problem of unreliability in inter-city bus travel by offering a safe and
reliable experience to travelers. It helps private bus operators offer a
guaranteed customer experience. The IntrCity operating system includes a suite
of applications, namely the Operator Dashboard, Crew App, Consumer Platform,
and IOT-based Fleet Analytics. The company provides a consumer IntrCity app for
real-time tracking, ETA of destinations besides convenient sleeper beds, buses,
Wi-Fi-enabled lounges at boarding points and trained ‘SmartBus Captains'.