Gone are the days when India had to rely of western countries for their commodity vehicles .Now, Indian Motor companies are being counted in the list of Top vehicle manufacturers in the world. As per 2017, 1.3 million people get direct employment in the Automobiles industry and more than 10 million units of vehicles are being produced every year.Now, let’s figure out which are top motor vehicle companies of India.
Car And SUV manufacturer indian company.
Tata, a big name in the Automobile industry was established in 1945 as a locomotive manufacturer firm. Tata launched its first Commercial vehicle in 1954 in collaboration with Daimler Benz AG. Tata entered into the passenger vehicle field in 1988 and launched Tata Mobile a mid size passenger cum pick up vehicle, They launched Tata Sierra in 1991. In1998 Tata indica became the first fully indegenious made car for Tata and since then They have been producing High class Cars and Suvs.
Tata Motors acquired Korean company Daewoo in 2004 and British venture, Jaguar Land Rover in 2008.
Top Cars and SUV of Tata motors
Maruti Suzuki started as maruti Udyog limited by Gov of India in 1981 with Suzuki motor corporation as minor partner.Maruti Suzuki has been the king of Indian car market since its evolution. Maruti has sold 1.4 million units of vehicle in 2021 fiscal. It covers almost 53% of the car market in India. It has 3598 outlets across the country.
Government of India possessed majority of shares in maruti suzuki till 2003, Then gov Decided to sell its Stake to Suzuki. Now, maruti Suzuki is totally owned by Suzuki group (japanese company), it own 56% Share in the company.
Maruti Suzuki has two major manufacturing units in Gurugram (manesar) and one In Gujrat.
Top Vehicle of Maruti Suzuki
Mahindra And Mahindra
Mahindra and Mahindra was founded as Mahindra and Muhammad in 1945.In 1948 they Changed their name To mahindra and mahindra. It is one of the Top SUV manufacturers of india. Mahindra started its Journey with manufacturing Of Willys jeep and quickly M&M established itself as leading jeep Producer in India. Later Mahindra spread its leg to light motor vehicles and SUVs too. M&M was ranked as the 17st top firm in India by Fortune magazine.
Top Two wheelers manufacturer indian companies.
Hero Motor Corps was started as Hero Honda in 1984 with a joint venture between Hero cycle group and Honda Group (Japan). In 2011 Hero and Honda Split and Hero changed Its name To Hero Motocorps. Both Companies had 26% stake to each which Honda Sold to Hero Group in Multiple Phases.
Hero Motocorps is the world leader in two Wheeler selling, It has reached to almost all south Asian nations along with Latin America and Africa. Hero has five manufacturing facilities ( Dharuhera, Gurugram, Haridwar,Neemrana, Halol) and They produce 7.1 Million Two Wheelers per year.
Bajaj Auto was started as two Wheelers and three Wheelers importer and Selling company in 1945. Later, in 1959, Bajaj got a licence from the Indian Government to manufacture two Wheelers and three Wheelers. With International firm Piaggio They had started their journey with Manufacturing Of Vespa Scooter.
As of Now bajaj Auto is the third largest Two Wheeler seller of the world and the Second largest in India. Its Businesses Spread To Africa and Latin American nations.
Bajaj Started producing bikes in Collaboration with Kawasaki and became one of the leading budget motorcycle manufacturers In India.
TVS Motor Company.
TVS is an Indian Multinational company based in Chennai, Tamilnadu. It majorly manufactures motorcycles and Scooters . It was Established in 1962 as a bike equipment manufacturer for A british Company. Later in 1976, They manufactured India’s first Two seater moped TVS 50 with Help of SUZUKI.
Now, it is India’s third largest Motor bike company by revenue and First largest Bike Exporter of India with Network in More than 60 nations.
Heavy vehicles producers In India.
It was founded as Ashok Motors in 1948 and became Ashok leyland in 1955. Ashok motors was started as a manufacturing and assemble entity for British car company Austin. Later in 1955 Leyland british venture decided to manufacture heavy vehicles in Indian With Ashok motors. In 2007 hinduja group bought the major Stock of Ashok Leyland and It’s now fully Owned by Hinduja group.
Ashok Leyland is the Second largest Heavy vehicles producer of India. It is the third largest bus manufacturer in the world and It comes under top 10 trucks manufacturing firms across the globe. It has manufacturing units In UAE and Leeds, United Kingdom Along With five units in India.
Tata Motor is the Top heavy Vehicle manufacturer of India. It has Joint Venture With Brazil Company Marcopolo To manufacture Comfortable Busses Across The Glob.
Tata Heavy Vehicles manufacturing units are Spread in Countries Like UAE,UK,South korea, Spain, thailand, Turkey, South Africa etc.
In Asia Tata is the leader in Truck and Loading Vehicles. Above are the list of best motor vehicle companies of India.
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