Indian Car Brands

Indian Car Brands

Although its economy is not as strong as that of the first world countries, India has a large market due to its large population. Indian Car Brands have grown a lot in recent years because they are very affordable in prices, although they have had little export activity. Its automotive industry is very well represented by brands specialized in heavy cargo and tractors, and of course passenger and commercial vehicles.

Tata Motors

Indian Car Brands

Founded: 1945

Founder: J. R. D. Tata

Headquarters: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Parent organization: Tata Group

Divisions: Tata Motors Cars

Website: www.tatamotors.com

Tata Motors is the automotive company of the Indian industrial giant Tata and Sons Group. A specially designated automotive division is the largest automotive concern in India, which has made itself known to the whole world as the manufacturer of the world’s cheapest passenger car – Tata Nano. The Indian brand has existed since 1945. First, a special branch of the Tata and Sons Group produced locomotives, and only a decade later, after starting cooperation with the Daimler-Benz concern, the company took up the automotive market. Tata Motors’ first design was a light commercial vehicle and has since established itself as a very reliable manufacturer of vans, trucks and buses.

Hindustan

Indian Car Brands

Founded: 1942

Founder: B.M BIRLA

Headquarters: Kolkata, India

Parent: CK Birla Group

Divisions: Hindustan Motorcycles

Website: www.hindmotor.com

The Hindustan Ambassador is a passenger car belonging to the C segment produced by the Indian company Hindustan Motors from 1957 to May 24, 2014. The Ambassador is considered the most popular model in India today, as evidenced by the fact that it is used by taxi corporations. It is often mentioned as an icon of India, despite the fact that its design is based on the British Morris Oxford.

Ashok Leyland

Indian Car Brands

Founded: 7 September 1948

Founder: Raghunandan Saran

Headquarters: Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Parent organization: Hinduja Group

Website: www.ashokleyland.com

Ashok Leyland was founded in 1948. It is one of the largest Indian commercial vehicle and component manufacturing companies. It is considered the flagship of its parent company – Hinduja Group, headquartered in London.

Mahindra & Mahindra

Indian Car Brands

Founded: October 2, 1945

Founder: Malik Ghulam Muhammad, Jagdish Chandra Mahindra, Kailash Chandra Mahindra

Headquarters: Mumbai, India

Parent organization: Mahindra Group

Website: www.mahindra.com

This giant conglomerate was founded in 1945 and produces absolutely everything – cars, motorcycles, spaceships, ships, and agricultural equipment. The company is one of the technology leaders in the Indian market.

Chinkara

Indian Car Brands

Founded: 2003

Defunct: 2016

Headquarters: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Parent: Fiat Chrysler Automobiles

Website: www.chinkara.co.in

The Mumbai-based company is engaged in the production of cars, boats, ATVs and aviation. Chinkara produces a two-seater sports car called the Chinkara Roadster

Eicher

Founded: 1948

Founder: Vikram Lal

Headquarters: New Delhi, India

Owner: Siddhartha Lal (49.28%)

Website: www.eicher.in

The Indian company Eicher has been manufacturing buses since 1948. The company uses its own chassis in its products. It produces a wide range of passenger transport – for urban and intercity traffic, school and other buses.

Bajaj Group

Indian Car Brands

Founded: 1926

Founder: Jamnalal Bajaj

Headquarters: Mumbai, India

Subsidiaries: Bajaj Auto, Bajaj Finserv Ltd., Bajaj Electricals, Mukand, Nivia Sports, Bajaj Hindusthan

Website: www.bajajgroup.org

It is one of the TOP 10 largest businesses in India. The company has expanded into a variety of industries covering automobiles (a manufacturer of two-wheeled and three-wheeled vehicles), home appliances, lighting, hardware, insurance, travel and finance. The Bajaj brand is known in Latin America, Africa, the Middle East, South and Southeast Asia, as well as in Europe.

Premier

Indian Car Brands

Founded: 1944

Founder: Walchand Hirachand

Headquarters: 58, Nariman Bhavan, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Parent Walchand Group

Website: www.premier.co.in

Premier Ltd (Premier Automobiles Limited) is an Indian automaker headquartered in Mumbai. The company was founded in 1941, and for the first time produced cars of the brands “Plymouth”, “Dodge”, “DeSoto” and “Fargo”. The quality of the cars was quite high; however, due to the poverty of the country, no more than 20,000 copies were sold annually.

Force

Indian Car Brands

Founded: 1958

Founder: Abhay Firodia

Headquarters: Pune, Maharashtra, India

Website: www.forcemotors.com

Force Motors is a popular manufacturer of off-road and utility vehicles, light and heavy commercial vehicles, buses and tractors. Force Motors is recognized as a pioneer in mechanized public transport.

ICML

Indian Car Brands

Founded: 2003

Headquarters: Delhi, India

Parent: Sonalika Group

The company is better known for Sonalika tractors and for the production of reliable diesel engines. ICML is currently a very small company in the passenger car market with limited sales and service capabilities, but plans to expand its operations throughout India soon.

Hradyesh

Indian Car Brands

Founded: 2011

Founder: Hradyesh Kumar Namdeo

Headquarters: New Delhi, India

Website: hradyesh.com

Hradyesh is the first and exclusive company in India to manufacture luxury cars, Hot Rod, Street Rod, Muscle car and Custom vehicles.

Kerala Automobiles Limited

Indian Car Brands

Founded: 1978

Headquarters: Thiruvananthapuram, India

Owner: Government of Kerala

Website: keralaautomobilesltd.com

The company was founded in 1978 and is engaged in the production of three-wheeled vehicles suitable for passenger and freight transport.

Tara International

Indian Car Brands

Founder: Tara S. Ganguly

Headquarters: Mumbai, India

Parent Bengal Enamal

Website: www.tarainternational.us

Tara International is a non-governmental company founded in 1996 that is classified as a “limited liability company”.

Vehicle Factory Jabalpur

Indian Car Brands

Founded: 1969

Headquarters: Kolkata, India

Parent organization: Ordnance Factory Board

It is a military vehicle company run by Govind Mohan. The company is the sole supplier of B vehicles to the Indian Army.

Other Indian Brands:

  • AMW: Asia MotorWorks, is a recognized manufacturer of trucks and heavy vehicles.
  • Hero Motocorp: Formerly known as Hero Honda. It is the largest motorcycle producer in the world.
  • TVS Motor: Third manufacturer of motorcycles and tricycles in India.
  • Atul Auto: Manufacturer of tricycles. Only for India.