Automobiles have become a top priority in every facet of life, be it for agricultural use, personal use, industrial purpose, or for commercial usage. With transportation taking such a front seat in our fast evolving nation, automobile companies have been enjoying the special attention they are receiving.
Here is a list of the top 10 automobile brands in India.
10. Force Motors Ltd
FML was established in 1958 having headquartered in Pune. It is a leading manufacturer of SUVs, tractors, small commercial vehicles, ambulances, utility vehicles, school buses, vans, and personal vehicles. They have immense popularity even in villages and small towns owing to their commercial, multi-utility, and agricultural vehicles.
Website : www.forcemotors.com
9. Eicher Motors
Eicher Motors was started in 1948 and has its head office in Gurgaon, India. EML is attributed to for India’s first agricultural tractor, which revolutionized farming methodologies in India. The Royal Enfield bike manufactured by this brand stands to be a bike of national and international acclaim. Eicher motors have an established collaboration with collaboration with Volvo and manufacture trucks and tempos as well.
Website : www.eicher.in
8. TVS Motor Company
In 1978 TVS Motor Company started its journey in the automobile field. With its headquarters in Chennai, this company is India’s third largest two-wheeler manufacturer. They have a total of 3 manufacturing units within the Indian borders in Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Himachal Pradesh and 1 in Indonesia.
Website : www.tvsmotor.com
Founded in the year 1967, in Seoul, South Korea, Hyundai is a subsidiary of Korean Company Hyundai with a tag of the second largest car manufacturers in India. Their eight passenger cars in the Indian market – Eon, i10, Verna, Elite i20, Grand i10, Santa Fe, Elantra, and Xcent are providing tough competition to the passenger cars by Maruti.
Website : www.hyundai.com/in/en/Main
6. Ashok Leyland
Established in the year 1948, and headquartered in Chennai, Ashok Leyland ranks fourth in the list of the world’s largest bus manufacturers. It also ranks second in the list of largest Indian manufacturers of commercial vehicles. The main automobiles produced by them are buses, light vehicles for logistics, trucks, and military vehicles.
Website : www.ashokleyland.com
5. Bajaj Auto Limited
Established in 1930 and headquartered in Pune, Bajaj is a leading automobile brand in India manufacturing two and three-wheelers (auto-rickshaws). The Bajaj Chetak Scooter was infamous and has ruled the Indian market for more than a decade. In 2001, they launched the bike Pulsar and set foot in the bike manufacturing segment.
Website : www.bajajauto.com
4. Hero MotoCorp Ltd
Hero was launched in 1982 and has its head office in New Delhi. The Hero is a joint venture between Honda Motors, Japan and Hero Cycles, India. They are deemed as the largest two wheeler manufacturers in India and have four manufacturing units across Haryana and Gurgaon with advanced equipment in each.
Website : www.heromotocorp.com
3. Maruti Suzuki
Maruti, established in 1982 in Gurgaon, is highly regarded in the personal automobile sector. The iconic car, Maruti 800, was a hot selling vehicle. They have a range of passenger cars- Alto, WagonR, Ritz, Omni, Estilo, Swift, Swift DZire, SX4 and the recently launched Celerio. The company has two manufacturing units in Gurgaon and Manesar.
Website : www.marutisuzuki.com
2. Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd
Founded in 1945 in Ludhiana, Punjab, Mahindra is the largest tractor manufacturer in the world and second largest vehicle manufacturer in India. They offer a range of vehicles like two wheelers, trucks, pickups, tempos, buses, tractors, military vehicles, and other farm help equipment. Mahindra has made its presence felt both in villages and in cities.
Website : www.mahindra.com
1. Tata Motors
Tata Motors was established in 1945 and is deemed to be Asia’s largest automobile manufacturing company. Headquartered in Mumbai, they have well-equipped manufacturing and assembly units situated in 6 locations in India and in 4 countries worldwide. With 70 years of experience, they manufacture cars, buses, trucks, vans, construction equipment, coaches, military trucks, and many other vehicles. The branches are also present internationally in UK, Indonesia, South Africa, Thailand, and South Korea.
Website : www.tatamotors.com