GUWAHATI, March 23: Tata Motors introduced the Magic Express patient transport ambulance, designed specifically for healthcare mobility in the economy ambulance segment on Tuesday. The Magic Express Ambulance is designed to support medical and health related services, which assumes significance especially during the Covid-19 pandemic. The compact dimensions of the vehicle enable easy manoeuvrability on Indian roads, resulting in speedy movement and is ergonomically designed to provide sufficient space, safety and comfort for the patient and the attendants, while being fully compliant to AIS 125 norms.
Commenting on the occasion, Vinay Pathak, vice president, Product Line, SCV and PU, Tata Motors said, “With the introduction of the Magic Express Ambulance, Tata Motors fulfils its commitment to provide the best healthcare mobility solutions. Tata Motors has been working closely with the medical fraternity to understand the requirements, and we have tailor-made a vehicle that perfectly ticks all the boxes when it comes to patient transportation. With the introduction of the new segment, Tata Motors now offers a wide range of solutions in the ambulance segment, with affordable, reliable and regulation-compliant ambulances.”
The Magic Express Ambulance comes with the essential equipment including an auto-loading stretcher, medical cabinet, provision for an oxygen cylinder, doctor’s seat and fire extinguisher along with internal lighting, flame resistant interiors and an announcement system. The ambulance is equipped with AIS 125 certified retro reflective decals and a beacon light with a siren. The driver and patient compartments are separated by a partition wall, which increases safety, especially while transporting Covid-19 patients. It’s powered by 800cc TCIC engine, which delivers 44hp of power and 110Nm of torque. Moreover, with its robust build, it requires minimum upkeep, gives a superior performance and offers low cost of ownership, making it a hassle-free vehicle.