Industries, India's only integrated commercial vehicle seating and interiors
company offering end to end solutions for commercial vehicle OEMs across the
ICE and EV space, has partnered with Cityflo, Mumbai’s app-based commute
company, to design, develop and manufacture the seating and interiors of their
new proprietary bus.
is a first-of-its-kind-in-the-country bus design built specifically for urban
Indian commuters. Cityflo aims to add 1,500 such new buses which will service 1
lakh customers in the next 2 years.
Industries is India's leading automotive interiors, seating systems, EV
components, speciality vehicles, railway seating, and electric vehicles
company. The design and manufacturing process for the Cityflo bus took almost 2
years to complete and saw the coming together of key mobility industry
stalwarts to create the next edition of buses. Pinnacle Industries worked on
the design, development and manufacturing of seats, interior trims panels,
luggage racks, driver partitions/magazine holders, umbrella holders, roof,
flooring & ambience lighting for the new, proprietary bus.
design, development, and manufacturing of the interiors of Cityflo’s new
proprietary bus were done by Pinnacles Industries. Based on exhaustive customer
research within the Cityflo customer base, three prototypes of the seat were
created before arriving at the final seat form, which considered customer
behaviour onboard the bus. The bus was built with various iterations to meet
the required standard & expectations using the Bharat Benz chassis. The
existing bus interior was completely redesigned and converted to the new look
Mehta, President, Pinnacle Industries Limited, highlighted, “Our partnership
with Cityflo ensures the best comfort for the passengers’ commute. This
collaboration strengthens our goal of positioning Pinnacle Industries as the
leader in the commercial mobility space. I am confident that both Pinnacle
&Cityflo will provide much more enhanced transportation for Indian roads.”
Joe, Creative Head, Cityflo said, “Our partnership with Pinnacle Industries was
instrumental in designing a customer experience that was truly unique to the
Cityflo customer. With their expertise in developing automotive interiors and seating
systems, Pinnacle provided us with the best resources in designing,prototyping
and manufacturing based on our brief. Our collaboration with them carries onas
wecontinue to test and improve our interiors.”
new ergonomic seat profile has an adjustable neck rest with memory foam
cushions, stiff lumbar support, individual charging ports per passenger, a
centre armrest between seats and an intuitive reclining and seat sliding
mechanism for a more seamless experience in a shared commute.
from the seat itself, the overhead luggage rack has been redesigned to increase
headroom and enhance the perceived volume in the bus. The aesthetics and
environment of the bus have also seen a face-lift with the incorporation of a
more premium colour palette, sturdier materials, and ambient lighting to induce
a calm, comfortable and relaxed surrounding.
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