India’s Top Automotive & Ancillary Companies

AMW Motors Limited manufactures heavy commercial vehicles. The company was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in Mumbai. AMW Motors is one of India’s leading HCV manufacturer offering transport solutions for a new competitive age in India’s fast-growing economy. AMW’s product range covers the full range of heavy-duty applications in mining, construction, power, petroleum, roads and highways, other infrastructure projects and general cargo transportation. The company’s manufacturing facility is in Bhuj and spread over 2 million sq. meters and produces vehicles for a wide range of civilian and defence applications. It has invested over Rs 20 billion in the plant and has a capacity to produce 50,000 vehicles. In addition, AMW makes tipper bodies, trailers and other fully built vehicles at its plant. The state-of-art manufacturing includes assembly, axles and drivelines, frame shop and automated cab painting facilities. All AMW vehicles undergo stringent testing at the comprehensive testing facilities. The company is certified to TS16949, by TUV.
AMW vehicles have won several awards for innovation and performance, including ‘Truck of the Year’ award. AMW’s vehicles are exported to the SAARC nations including Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh and Myanmar.

Ashok Leyland Limited manufactures and sells commercial vehicles, and related  components in India and internationally. The company offers city, sub-urban, inter-city, school/staff/tourist, special, and electrical buses; long-haul, mining and construction and distribution trucks, light vehicles and defense vehicles comprising rapid intervention vehicles, field artillery tractors, light recovery vehicles, water bowsers, truck fire fighters, and fuel dispensers. It also provides power solutions for electric power generation, agricultural harvester combines, industrial compressors, earth moving and construction equipment, marine and other non-automotive applications. In addition, the company offers engines for industrial and marine applications; and spare parts and other components. Further, it provides various repair kits; driver training to fleet owners and their drivers, individual drivers cum owners, and vehicle financing services. Ashok Leyland has a major presence in India’s commercial vehicle industry with a tradition of technological leadership, achieved through tie–ups with international technology leaders and through vigorous in house R&D. Ashok Leyland has been the technology leader in India’s commercial vehicle industry, moulding the country’s commercial vehicle profile by introducing technologies and product ideas that have gone on to become industry norms. From 18 seater to 82 seater double–decker buses, from 7.5 tonne to 49 tonne in haulage vehicles, from numerous special application vehicles to diesel engines for industrial, marine and genset applications, Ashok Leyland offers a wide range of products.   Eight out of ten metro state transport buses in India are from Ashok Leyland. With over 60 million passengers a day, Ashok Leyland buses carry more people than the entire Indian rail network! The company was founded in 1948 and is headquartered in Chennai, India. Ashok Leyland Limited is a subsidiary of Hinduja Automotive Limited, United Kingdom.

The Amtek Group is headquartered in India and is one of the largest integrated component manufacturers in India with a strong global presence. It has also become one of the world’s largest global forging and integrated machining companies. The group has operations across forging, iron and aluminium casting, machining and sub-assemblies. It has world class facilities across India, Japan, Thailand, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Romania, UK, Brazil, Mexico and the US. The Amtek Group is comprised of corporate entities Amtek Auto, JMT Auto, Amtek Global Technologies and other subsidiaries and associates. With the infrastructure and technology platform developed over 25 years, the group is well positioned in the Indian auto and non-auto component markets.

Apollo Tyres Limited manufactures and sells automotive tyres, tubes and flaps in India and internationally. Its product portfolio includes passenger car, sports utility vehicle, multi utility vehicle, light truck, truck bus, agriculture, industrial, two wheeler, specialty vehicle and bicycles. The company offers its products under the Apollo, Kaizen, Regal, and Vredestein brands. These products are available in countries across the globe through a vast network of branded, exclusive and multi-product outlets. Apollo Tyres has multiple manufacturing units in India, the Netherlands and Hungary. Apollo Tyres Ltd caters to over a 100 countries across the globe. It was founded in 1972 and is headquartered in Gurgaon.

Atul Auto Limited manufactures and sells front and rear engine three-wheeled commercial vehicles in India. It offers goods carriers; passenger carriers and special purpose vehicles such as chicken carriers, trippers, water tank carriers, soft drink carriers, mobile shops, hoppers, and bio hazard and vegetable vending vehicles. The company offers its products under the Atul Shakti, Atul Smart, Atul Gem and Atul Gemini brand names. Atul Auto Limited also exports its products to Bangladesh, Nigeria, Kenya, Egypt, Tanzania, and other African countries. The company was incorporated in 1986 and is based in Rajkot, India. in the last five years,   the production and turnover has grown by two folds.   The company has achieved turnover of Rs 472.20 crores for FY 2016-17 and it is achieved only because of the far-sightedness of the founders Late Jagjivanbhai Karsanbhai Chandra and unending efforts of Jayantibhai Chandra. Atul Auto Limited is pronounced as a leading manufacturer of three-wheeled commercial vehicles in Gujarat.

Amara Raja Batteries Limited manufactures and sells lead-acid storage batteries for industrial and automotive applications in India. The company offers its batteries under the Amaron, PowerZone, Power Stack, AmaronVolt and Quanta brands. It also provides installation, commissioning and maintenance services; and exports its products to various countries in the Indian Ocean Rim. The company supplies its batteries to various segments, such as telecom, railways, power control, solar, and UPS; and automobile OEMs, replacement markets, and private label customers. Amara Raja believes in influencing and improving the quality of life by building institutions that provide better access to better opportunities, and goods and services. With innovative engineering, research and design, Amara Raja has grown with partnerships and information sharing with world leaders. Amara Raja is committed towards latest generation technologies by developing and manufacturing globally competitive, customer focused products of world class quality and responsibly introducing these products into relevant markets. Amara Raja Batteries Limited was founded in 1985 and is based in Hyderabad, India.

Bharat Forge Limited, a forging company, manufactures and sells forged components in India and internationally. It is a Indian multinational, technology driven global leader in metal forming having transcontinental presence across ten manufacturing locations, serving several sectors including automotive, power, oil and gas, construction and mining , rail, and marine and aerospace.
Bharat Forge is a part of Kalyani Group – a $ 2.5 billion conglomerate with 10,000 global work force. BFL today has the largest repository of metallurgical knowledge in the region and offers full service supply capability to its geographically dispersed marquee customers from concept to product design, engineering, manufacturing, testing and validation.
The world’s largest forging company with manufacturing facilities spread across India, Germany, Sweden, France and North America, BFL’s customer base includes virtually every global automotive backed by several decades of experience in component manufacturing and metallurgy.

Banco Products (India) started in 1962 with the goal of supplying quality products and services for maximum client satisfaction to clients throughout the world. It works in collaboration with Elring Klinger, Germany and Japan Metal Gaskets, Japan for the Indian market. The company has four modern manufacturing plants based at Baroda (Vadodara). Banco has a dedicated and professional team working on innovative programs using advanced technology to meet tough challenges. With a personnel strength of 600 plus dedicated to produce a better product, combined with constant investments in design and development, Banco Products (India) Limited is at the forefront of its field. Banco Products (India) has been a dedicated supplier of high quality engine cooling components and engine sealing gaskets to the automotive industry for over four decades. It offers a complete line of radiators, intercoolers, oil–coolers and all types of engine gaskets. The company is recognized as Star Export House by Ministry of Commerce and Trade. The company’s R&D Centre at Vadodara is recognized as by the Department of Science.

Bosch Limited manufactures and trades in automotive products in India and internationally. The company manufactures and/or trades in industrial equipment, consumer goods, and energy and building technological products. It also offers gasoline and diesel systems, chassis system controls, electric drives, starter motors and generators, car multimedia products; commercial vehicle and passenger car steering systems. In India, Bosch is a leading supplier of technology and services in the areas of mobility solutions, industrial technology, consumer goods, and energy and building technology. Additionally, the India unit is the largest development center outside Germany for end to end engineering and technology solutions. In India, Bosch Limited is the flagship company of the Bosch Group. The group in India has close to 14,000 research and development associates.

Bajaj Auto Ltd. manufactures and sells motor cycles, three-wheeler vehicles, and spare parts primarily in India. It operates through automotive, investments and others segments. Its product range includes Boxer, CT100, Platina, Discover, Pulsar, Avenger, Ninja, V15, and KTM. It has also launched India’s first real cruiser bike, Kawasaki Bajaj Eliminator. The company also exports its products. Bajaj Auto Ltd. was founded in 1926 and is headquartered in Pune. The Bajaj Group is amongst the top 10 business houses in India. Its footprint stretches over a wide range of industries, spanning automobiles (two wheelers manufacturer and three wheelers manufacturer), home appliances, lighting, iron and steel, insurance, travel and finance.
The group’s flagship company, Bajaj Auto, is ranked as the world’s fourth largest three and two wheeler manufacturer and the Bajaj brand is well known across several countries in Latin America, Africa, Middle East, South and South East Asia.

Eicher Motors is engaged in manufacturing of commercial vehicles, motorcycles and engineering components. In 1986, the company introduced its first product ‘Canter’. It is one of the leading manufacturers of commercial vehicle. EML was a catalyst in the green revolution in India with the production of India’s first agricultural tractor in 1959. It is now a leading player in the Indian automotive space. It has manufacturing facilities in Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra and Haryana. Eicher Motors Limited, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the design, development, manufacture, assembly, sale of two wheelers and related parts and accessories primarily in India. The company offers Eicher trucks and buses, VE power trains, Eicher components, and Royal Enfield motorcycles, as well as engineering design services. It also sells and distributes Volvo trucks and provides aftermarket support services to Volvo Buses. The company exports its Royal Enfield bikes approximately to 50 countries, including the United States, Japan, the United Kingdom, and European and Latin American countries, as well as the Middle East and South Asia. Eicher Motors Limited was founded in 1948 and is headquartered in Gurgaon.

Endurance Technologies is one of India’s leading automotive component manufacturing companies. Endurance Technologies Limited, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and supplies automotive components to original equipment manufacturers in India and internationally. It offers raw and machined aluminum castings, such as high pressure die castings, low pressure die castings, and aluminum alloy wheels for motorcycles and suspension products, including shock absorbers for scooters, motorcycles, and three wheelers, as well as front forks for motorcycles and scooters and hydraulic dampers for quadricycles. The company also provides transmission products comprising clutch assemblies, cork and paper based friction plates for motorcycles and three wheelers and continuous variable transmission assemblies for scooters. In addition, it offers brake systems such as hydraulic disc brake assemblies, including calipers, master cylinders and rotary disc brakes for motorcycles, scooters and hydraulic drum brake assemblies and tandem master cylinders for three wheelers, as well as asbestos free brake shoes and after-market services. The company was founded in 1985 and is based in Aurangabad.

The Escorts Group is among India’s leading engineering conglomerates operating in the high growth sectors of agri-machinery, construction and material handling equipment and railway equipment. Escorts has been a major player in the railway equipment business in India for nearly five decades. Its product offering includes brakes, couplers, shock absorbers, rail fastening systems, composite brake blocks and vulcanized rubber parts. In the auto components segment, Escorts is a leading manufacturer of auto suspension products including shock absorbers and telescopic front forks. Over the years with continuous development and improvement in manufacturing technology and design, new reliable products have been introduced. In the global market, Escorts is fast on the path of an internal transformation which will help it to be a key driver of manufacturing excellence in the global arena.

Exide Industries Limited designs, manufactures, sells and markets lead acid storage batteries and allied products in India and internationally. The company operates through storage batteries and allied products, and life insurance business segments. It offers batteries under the EXIDE, INDEX, DYNEX, SF SONIC, CHLORIDE, and CEIL brand names. The company sells its batteries through a distribution network and dealer outlets. Its products are used in automotive, power, telecommunications, infrastructural projects, computer industries, railways, mining, renewable energy and defence sectors. For more than six decades, Exide has been one of India’s most reliable brands, enjoying unrivalled reputation and recall. A leader in packaged power technology, EIL today is India’s largest storage battery company with widest range of both conventional flooded as well as latest VRLA batteries. Apart from serving the domestic market, the company exports batteries which have captured niches in South East Asian and European markets. Exide has subsidiaries in the UK, Singapore and Sri Lanka and its exports span 45 countries across six continents in a growing list of overseas customers.

Fiem Industries Limited manufactures and supplies automotive lighting and signaling equipment and rear view mirrors. Its customers include four-wheeler and two-wheeler original equipment manufacturers. FIEM industries commitment to customer’s satisfaction in terms of quality, cost, just in time delivery and services is amply reflected in the repeat orders and awards they reeived. In its quest for continuous improvement, FIEM has acquired certifications such as ISO/TS 16949:2009, ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004 & OHSAS 18001:2007. It has also acquired certification for conformity of production form RDW Netherlands. FIEM employees are constantly being trained to meet the customer’s specific requirements as per TQM. As a result of all these, FIEM has become a Tier 1 supplier not only in India but also in Europe and the USA. Fiem Industries Limited was founded in 1989 and is based in Sonepat, India.

Force Motors Ltd was incorporated in 1958 by signing a collaboration between Vidal & Sohn Tempo Werke. The company, formerly known as Bajaj Tempo Limited, is a Firodia Enterprise company established in 1958. Four decades ago, Force Motors started production of the Hanseat three–wheelers in collaboration with Vidal & Sohn Tempo Werke, Germany, and went on to establish a strong presence in the light commercial vehicles (LCV) field with the Matador, the proverbial  LCV in India. Force Motors is a fully vertically integrated automobile company, with expertise in design, development and manufacture of the full spectrum of automotive components, aggregates and vehicles. Force Motors is a fully, vertically integrated automobile company, with expertise in design, development and manufacture of the full spectrum of automotive components, aggregates and vehicles. Its range includes Small Commercial Vehicles, Multi-Utility Vehicles (MUV), Light Commercial Vehicles (LCV), Sports Utility Vehicles (SUV) and Agricultural Tractors. So no matter what the need be, Force has a solution to offer. Force provides appropriate solutions for transport – both goods as well as passenger – rugged, reliable and efficient transport solutions for every need.

Federal-Mogul LLC is an innovative and diversified global supplier of quality products, trusted brands and creative solutions to manufacturers of automotive, light commercial, heavy-duty and off-highway vehicles, as well as in power generation, aerospace, marine, rail and industrial. Federal-Mogul Corporation supplies automotive components, accessories and systems worldwide. Federal-Mogul has been creating value through innovation and leading technology for more than 100 years. Today, the company is a key player in the global marketplace, serving industries that range from automotive and commercial vehicles to railroad and aerospace. Customers know they can rely on Federal-Mogul’s quality excellence in products, trusted brands and creative solutions. This company started with a bold idea and over time grew into a FORTUNE 500 company with a global workforce thousands strong. The Federal-Mogul team has celebrated countless victories and worked hard to overcome the inevitable challenges. The company continues to develop innovations to improve fuel economy, reduce emissions and enhance durability through global engineering, manufacturing, distribution and customer service programs. Federal-Mogul is the preferred partner for its global customers.

Greaves Cotton Limited is one of India’s leading and well-diversified engineering companies. It manufactures a wide range of industrial products to meet the requirement of core sectors in India and abroad. Greaves Cotton Limited manufactures and sells engines and engine application products in India, the Middle East, Africa, and Southeast Asia. It offers lightweight diesel/gasoline engines for automotive engines applications, such as three-wheelers and small four-wheeled commercial vehicles; and engines for portable agricultural pumpsets, gensets, small boats, construction equipment, and other applications. The company also provides engines for various applications in marine, agricultural equipment, fire fighting pumpsets, mining and construction, material handling, rail cars, road sweepers, etc. In addition, it offers diesel generating sets and trades power tillers, spares related to engines, construction equipment/infrastructure equipment, etc. The company, through its subsidiary, Greaves Leasing Finance Limited, also acts as a nonbanking finance company. The business operations of the company are divided into various businesses strategically structured to ensure maximum focus on each business area and yet retain a unique synergy in the operations: Greaves Cotton Limited was founded in 1859 and is based in Mumbai.

Gabriel India Limited manufactures and supplies ride control products for vehicle manufacturers. The company offers front forks and rear shock absorbers for two-wheelers, struts and shock absorbers for passenger cars, cabin and seat dampers and suspension shock absorbers for commercial vehicles, shock absorbers for railway coaches and anti-dive suspensions for three-wheelers. It also exports its products to the United States, Italy, Japan, Iran, Colombia. Over the last 55 years, Gabriel India has established itself as a provider of innovative and proprietary products. Gabriel India commenced operations with a single plant in Mumbai, and today has seven manufacturing facilities across the country. These facilities cater to the requirements of all market segments, making Gabriel the leading automotive OEM supplier for ride control products in the country. Gabriel also caters to the requirements of defence, railways and the aftermarket segments in India. The breadth of Gabriel’s manufacturing operations ensures timely deliveries, while optimizing the availability of material. Gabriel was recently awarded with the ‘Golden Peacock Eco Innovation Award’ for the hollow-tube strut specially developed for one of its premium passenger car customers. Gabriel India Limited was founded in 1961 and is headquartered in Pune, India.

Hero MotoCorp Limited manufactures and sells motorized two-wheelers, spare parts and components in India. It offers motorcycles, scooters, and related engines and services. The company also exports its products to countries in rest of Asia, Africa, the Middle East, and the US. The company was formerly known as Hero Honda Motors Limited and changed its name to Hero MotoCorp Limited in July 2011. Hero MotoCorp is the World’s single largest two–wheeler motorcycle company.
The joint venture between India’s Hero Group and Honda Motor Company has not only created the world’s single largest two wheeler company but also one of the most successful joint ventures worldwide. Hero MotoCorp Limited was incorporated in 1984 and is based in New Delhi, India.
Hero Honda became the first company in the country to introduce four–stroke motorcycles and set the standards for fuel efficiency, pollution control and quality. It has an excellent distribution and service network spread throughout the country.

Hindustan Motors (HML), India’s pioneering automobile manufacturing company and Flagship Company of the CK Birla Group was established in 1942 by B M Birla of the industrious Birla family. Commencing operations in a small assembly plant at Port Okha near Gujarat, the manufacturing facilities later moved to Uttarpara, West Bengal in 1948, where it began the production of the Ambassador. Hindustan Motors equipped itself with state–of–the–art facilities for the production of passenger cars, trucks and multi utility vehicles.
Besides passenger cars (Ambassador, Grand, and Avigo), Multi Utility Vehicles (Trekker, Porter, and Pushpak) and the RTV, Hindustan Motors also manufactures passenger cars in the mid size premium segment (Mitsubishi Lancer, Lancer Select, and Lancer Cedia) and has brought the Sports Utility Vehicle (Mitsubishi Pajero) into the Indian market, in collaboration with Mitsubishi Motors of Japan. Contributing significantly to the Indian automotive industry for over five decades, HML’s manufacturing facilities are situated in the states of Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal.

Harita is the leader in design, development and manufacture of innovative seats and seating systems for automobiles. It holds the market leader position in commercial vehicles, tractors and off-road segments. Harita commenced operations in 1988 and is a part of $7 billion TVS group. Since it’s inception, Harita has various milestones to it’s credit in all the segments where it operates. .Its has a subsidiary company, Harita Fehrer Limited which is a joint venture between Harita Seating Systems Limited , and  F.S Fehrer Automotive GmbH , one of the market leaders in automotive foam business in Germany. Harita has four manufacturing plants in India, with its mother plant located at Hosur, near Bengaluru. Other manufacturing facilities are at Ranjangaon, near Pune to cater to the needs of customers in Western India, at Nalagarh, Himachal Pradesh to cater to the needs of customers in Northern India and at Jamshedpur to cater to the needs of customers in Eastern India.

Kinetic Engineering Limited is the flagship company of the $500 million Firodia Group of companies, one of the pioneering groups in automobiles in India, founded in 1972 by HK Firodia – known as the doyen of the Indian Automobile Industry. Kinetic Engineering Limited engages in the manufacture and sale of engines, vehicles, gearboxes, gears, shafts and auto related components, and assemblies primarily in India. The company provides transmission components, such as gears, shafts, axles, etc. and engine components, including crankshafts, cylinder heads, camshafts, etc. It also offers gearbox and engine assemblies for auto and non-auto products, various body components and chasis, rims, mufflers, etc. Having produced millions of high quality auto – components & vehicles, quality systems, quality assurance and quality control are the company’s top most priorities. KEL implements a DNV Certified ISO/TS 16949: 2002 Quality management system. Quality check points are installed at every level to ensure the best product is delivered to the client.

JMT Auto Limited is one of the largest Auto component manufacturers in the Eastern region and has significant expertise in the auto sector with proven capabilities in Heat treatment & gear manufacturing besides a variety of components for Oil and Gas industry. JMT Auto Limited manufactures and sells automotive components and parts in India. It offers engine components, such as cam and crank shaft gears, FIP, gear 2W, gear acc drives, gHear 2W, and assy. rocker levers; gear components, including speed, over drive, reverse, and reverse idler gears; and axle components comprising assy coupling flanges, input shafts, helical gears, RA shafts, and shifter forks. the company has seen rapid growth owing to its quality, innovation & application of lean Manufacturing principles enabling the JMT Auto to penetrate other industries & forge global alliances & agreements while continually upgrading its technologies. JMT Auto Limited was founded in 1987 and is based in Jamshedpur, India. JMT Auto Limited is a subsidiary Amtek Auto Limited. Amtek is a leading multinational integrated auto component manufacturer with world class facilities across the globe.

Jamna Auto Industries Limited manufactures and sells parabolic and tapered leaf springs in India and internationally. It offers tapered multileaf springs that are used in commercial vehicles and special application vehicles. Jamna Auto Industries Limited is India’s largest and amongst world’s third largest manufacturer of tapered leaf springs and parabolic springs for automobiles. The company was first to introduce parabolic springs in India. The company also provides rear air suspensions used in city and intercity buses; steerable/non steerable lift axles; and bogie suspensions that are used in on-off highway applications. The company is the market leader with 64% market share in the India OEM segment and produces over 410 modes of springs for OEMs. It has nine strategically located manufacturing facilities at Yamuna Nagar, Malanpur, Jamshedpur, Pune, Chennai, Pilliapakkam, Hosure and Pant Nagar, Lucknow ( both under subsidiary entity).The company was promoted by Bhupinder Singh Jauhar. Jauhar is currently the non executive Chairman of the company and is Chief Mentor of the group. Jamna Auto Industries Limited was founded in 1954 and is based in New Delhi.

JBM Group is a focused, dynamic and progressive organization that provides customers with value added products, services and innovative solutions. The Group has a diversified portfolio to serve in the field of automotive, engineering & design services, renewable energy and education sectors and has an infrastructure of 35 manufacturing plants, 4 engineering & design centres across 18 locations globally. JBM Group is primarily a tier- 1 supplier to the automotive OEM industry and caters services to esteemed clients that include Ashok Leyland, Bajaj Auto Ltd, Fiat, Ford, General Motors Corporation, Honda, Hero, JCB, Mahindra, Maruti Suzuki, Renault, Nissan, TATA, Toyota, TVS, Volvo-Eicher, Volkswagen and many more. The Group has alliances with more than 20 renowned companies globally and the associations include Arcelor Mittal, Cornaglia, Dassault Systems, JFE Steel Corporation, Magnetto (CLN Group), Ogihara, Sumitomo and many more. The organization’s structure enables each business unit to chart its own future and simultaneously leverage synergies across its competencies. The core strength and value asset of JBM Group is the dedication of 20,000 employees, who synergize to deliver quality results to the clients. JBM Group is a proud member of ACMA, AIMA, CII, FICCI, IEEE, IGCC and PHDCCI and SIAM.

Lumax Industries Limited manufactures and supplies auto components, primarily automotive lighting equipment in India. The company offers head, tail, and sundry and auxiliary lamps, as well as other related products and accessories. It also provides motorcycle chassis products, moulded parts, exhaust/emission parts, seating products and frames to parking brakes, gear shifters, tools, miscellaneous items, and others. The company’s products are used in four and two wheelers, trucks, buses, earth-movers, and tractors, as well as various other applications. Lumax Industries Limited also exports its products. Lumax strives for continual improvement of manufacturing processes with emphasis on consistent quality and cost effectiveness. Lumax signifies LUMINOSITY MAXIMA for today’s demanding automobile users. Lumax has come a long way since its inception as a trading company under the aegis of its founder Late Sh. S.C. Jain. Today Lumax accounts for over 60% market share in Indian Automobile Lighting Business, fueled in no small measure by its more than two decade old technical and financial collaboration with, Japan, a world leader in Vehicle Lighting and illumination products for Automobiles. The company was founded in 1945 and is headquartered in Gurgaon, India.

Mahindra & Mahindra was established on October 2, 1945 when K.C. Mahindra visited the United States of America as Chairman of the India Supply Mission. He met Barney Roos, inventor of the rugged ‘general purpose vehicle’ or Jeep and had a flash of inspiration: wouldn’t a vehicle that had proved its invincibility on the battlefields of World War II be ideal for India’s rugged terrain and its rural roads. Swift action followed thought. The Mahindra brothers joined hands with a distinguished gentleman called Ghulam Mohammed. And, Mahindra & Mohammed was set up as a franchise for assembling jeeps from Willys, USA.
Two years later, India became an independent nation and Mahindra & Mohammed changed its name to Mahindra & Mahindra. Ghulam Mohammed migrated to Pakistan post–partition and became the first Finance Minister of Pakistan.
Mahindra & Mahindra is the only Indian company among the top three tractor manufacturers in the world, the world’s largest tractor brand by volume, India’s largest utility vehicle manufacturer and several of its businesses enjoy leadership positions in the industries in which they operate. The Group has a leading presence in key sectors of the Indian economy. The group employs over 50,000 people and has several state–of–the–art facilities in India and overseas.
Mahindra & Mahindra has comprehensive manufacturing facilities with high level of vertical integration. Mahindra & Mahindra has been catering to the sector’s diverse customer base spanning rural and semi urban customers, defence requirements and luxurious urban utility vehicles or SUVs. These manufacturing plants keep abreast with the latest technology to meet the growing market expectations. These manufacturing facilities have some of the best technologies and equipment in India and provide for a very challenging and satisfying work environment.
Headquartered in Mumbai, Mahindra & Mahindra has an operational presence in over 100 countries and employ more than 200,000 people. And though it operates across vast geographies, the governing spirit of “Rise” binds the team as one Mahindra, dictating that the organization empowers people everywhere to not only chart new frontiers but to conquer them too.

Maharashtra Scooters Limited manufactures and sells pressure die casting dies, jigs and fixtures primarily for the two and three wheeler industry in India. The company was incorporated in 1975 and is based in Pune. It holds 3.35% stake in Bajaj Auto in addition to 4.88% stake in Bajaj Auto Finance. It is a joint sector enterprise promoted by Western Maharashtra Development Corporation (27%) and Bajaj Auto (24%).
The company assembled geared scooters but due to non–availability of CKD packs from Bajaj Auto, the company stopped production of geared scooters in April 2006. MSL has managerial and technical agreement with Bajaj Auto for production of scooters. Scooter brands included Chetak, Super and Priya. The company has its plants in Waluj and Akurdi. The manufacturing activity of the company is currently restricted to the manufacture of pressure die casting dies, jigs and fixtures, primarily meant for two and three – wheeler industry.

Maruti Suzuki India Limited manufactures, purchases, and sells motor vehicles, components, and spare parts primarily in India, Europe, Africa, Asia, Oceania, and Latin America. It offers hatchbacks, sedans, vans, multi utility vehicles and sport utility vehicles. The company is also involved in the facilitation of pre-owned car sales, fleet management and car financing activities. In addition, it offers motor insurance products and accessories, as well as auto card, car care, and driving school services. The company was formerly known as Maruti Udyog Limited and changed its name to Maruti Suzuki India Limited in September 2007. The company was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in New Delhi. Maruti Suzuki India Limited is a subsidiary of Suzuki Motor Corporation.
MSIL’s parent company, Suzuki Motor Corporation, has been a global leader in mini and compact cars for three decades. Suzuki’s technical superiority lies in its ability to pack power and performance into a compact, lightweight engine that is clean and fuel efficient.  The same characteristics make their cars extremely relevant to Indian customers and Indian conditions. Product quality, safety and cost consciousness are embedded into their manufacturing process, which they have inherited from their parent company. Today, Maruti Suzuki alone makes 1.5 million family cars every year. A team of over 13200 dedicated and passionate professionals that turned out 15 car models with over 150 variants. The drive is backed up by a nationwide service network spanning over 1500 cities and towns and a sales network that spreads across 1471 cities, 2 state of art factories, which together turn out 15 lakh cars annually.

Majestic Auto Limited manufactures and sells fine blanking components, electricals, auto components, and bicycles spokes in India. The company operates through four segments: Fine Blanking Components, Electricals, Facility Management, and Others. It offers powder coated and chromeplated mufflers; and fine blanking components, such as seat recliner for cars, gear sectors, back plates, rims, links, sector and gear starter idles, webs, tongue stampings for seat belts, valve plates for compressors, and miscellaneous components. Majestic Auto Limited also provides electric motors, including stators, stator assemblies, rotter assembly compressors, and wash motors; and facility management services. The company was formerly known as Majestic Gears (P) Limited and changed its name to Majestic Auto Limited in August 1977. Majestic Auto Limited was incorporated in 1973 and is based in Ludhiana, India. Majestic Auto Limited is a subsidiary of Anadi Investments Private Limited. In 1978, the company diversified into the manufacture of 49CC Mopeds under the brand name of “HERO MAJESTIC”. The Company has since then recorded a phenomenal growth, every year, in its production capacity.

MRF Limited, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures, distributes, and sells rubber products in India and internationally. It offers rubber products, such as tires, tubes, flaps, tread rubber, and conveyor belts. The company also engages in paints and coats, toys, motorsports, and cricket training businesses. It offers tires for trucks/buses, farm services, LCVs, SCVs, pick ups, three wheelers, two wheelers, passenger cars, and OTRs. In addition, the company operates MRF TireTok, MRF Musclezone, and MRF Tyredrome shops that offer tires and tubes, commercial vehicle servicing, robotic wheel alignment, diagnostic wheel balancing, tire changing, nitrogen filling, and A/C recovery and recharging services. Further, MRF Limited exports its products to approximately 65 countries. The company sells its products through approximately 3,000 dealer networks. MRF is recognized for its drive towards continuous quality improvement and customer satisfaction. It has won the JD Power award not once but 10 times till date. It has also won the TNS and CAPEXIL awards for being voted as the most trusted tyre company in India. MRF’s passion for motorsports is seen through its involvement in racing, karting, rallying and various other motorsport events. Its rallying team has won the prestigious FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship twice and even in international championships, MRF karting tyres homologated by FIA, is the preferred choice.MRF Limited was founded in 1946 and is based in Chennai, India.

Rane Holdings Limited (RHL) is the holding company of Rane Group. RHL is a listed company with investments exclusively in the group companies. RHL owns the trademark in Rane and provides a range of services to group companies. These include employee training and development, investor services, business development and Information systems support. Rane Holdings Limited, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures, supplies, and markets automotive components for the transportation industry in India. It serves automobile industries comprising passenger cars, light commercial vehicles, medium and heavy commercial vehicles, two-wheelers, three-wheelers, multi-utility vehicles, farm tractors, railways, and stationary engines. The company sells its products in North America, South America, Europe, the Asia Pacific, the Middle East, and Africa. The company was formerly known as Rane (Madras) Limited and changed its name to Rane Holdings Limited in July 2004. Rane Holdings Limited was founded in 1929 and is headquartered in Chennai,.

Precision Camshafts Ltd (PCL) has emerged as one of the market leader in camshaft manufacturing. PCL has always maintained a comprehensive quality management system that is aligned with our world-class production practices and an adherence to a constant state of improvement. ‘PCL’ was started in a small facility for semi machining of camshafts. Precision Camshafts Limited manufactures and supplies camshafts for original equipment manufacturers in India. The company offers chilled cast iron products for automotive industry; straight hollow camshaft for oil gallery application by using sand and/or glass core; profiled hollow camshaft for weight reduction application by using sand core and tri lobe camshaft used for WTI Engine applications. It supplies approximately 160 varieties of camshafts for passenger vehicles, tractors, light commercial vehicles and locomotive engine applications. The company also serves various customers across the United States, Brazil, the United Kingdom, Germany, Austria, Hungary, South Korea, Spain, Uzbekistan, and China. Precision Camshafts Limited was founded in 1992 and is based in Solapur, India.

Sharda Motor Industries Limited manufactures, assembles, and sells auto components and white goods components in India. It provides automotive exhaust systems for cars, SUV’s, and three wheelers; automotive catalytic converters for cars and SUV’s; independent front suspensions for SUV’s; automotive canopies for open top vehicles; and automotive seat trims for cars and two wheelers. The company also offers automotive seat frames for four wheelers; assemblies of front and rear axles for cars and SUV’s; and powder coated pressed parts and sub-assemblies, and plastic flexible hoses for white goods. In addition, it distributes high end car audio, home theatre, and custom built units, as well as offers silencers, exhaust pipes, and seats covers. The company exports its products. Sharda Motor believes to satisfy all their customers and those who use their products and services by meeting their needs promptly and accurately by maintaining the highest quality standards. They provide equal opportunity for development, advancement and growth. Sharda Motor has state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities with continuous focus on new product, innovation and technology upgradation, research and development. Sharda Motor Industries Limited was incorporated in 1986 and is headquartered in New Delhi, India.

Scooters India Limited designs, develops, manufactures, and markets conventional and non-conventional fuel driven three-wheelers in India and internationally. The company offers three-wheelers that run on diesel, electric, LPG, and CNG for application as passengers and load carrier versions primarily under the Vikram brand. It also provides automobile spare-parts; and petrol, diesel, lubricants, etc. It is a totally integrated automobile plant, engaged in designing, developing, manufacturing and marketing a broad spectrum of conventional and non-conventional fuel driven 3-wheelers. Company’s plant owes its origin to M/s. Innocenti of Italy from which it bought over the plant and machinery, design, documentation, copyright etc. The company also possesses the world right of the trade name LAMBRETTA/LAMBRO. In 1975, company started its commercial production of Scooters under the brand name of Vijai Super for domestic market and Lambretta for overseas market. It added one more wheel to its product range and introduced three wheelers under the brand name of VIKRAM/LAMBRO. However, in 1997, strategically, the company discontinued its two-wheeler production and concentrated only on manufacturing and marketing of 3 wheelers. These three wheelers have become more relevant in the present socio-economic environment as it transports goods and passengers at least cost. The company has its own marketing network of Regional Sales Offices all over India, catering to customer’s requirements in the areas of sales and services. The company exports its products primarily to Germany, Italy, Sudan, Nigeria, Nepal, and Bangladesh. Scooters India Limited was incorporated in 1972 and is based in Lucknow, India.

SML Isuzu Limited manufactures and sells light and medium commercial vehicles and related parts primarily in India. The company’s products include trucks, buses, and bus chassis. It also provides special applications vehicles, such as ambulances, tippers, dumper placers, troop carriers, prison vans, dual cab trucks, 4X4 trucks, water tanker trucks, closed vans, refrigerated vans, and recovery vans. SML Isuzu Limited offers its products through dealers. The best way to address growth opportunities, harness and open up new markets was through leadership in product technology. The search for technology brought the company face to face with Tokyo Kogyo Company Limited (known as Mazda Motor Corporation) the well know Japanese manufacturers of the internationally known as Mazda Automobiles and LCVs.
Subsequently, the Company was renamed as Swaraj Mazda Limited. In addition to providing technical knowhow, Mazda Motor Corporation and their associate trading house the well know Sumitomo Corporation have also agreed to participate financially in the equity of the project. The company was formerly known as Swaraj Mazda Ltd. and changed its name to SML Isuzu Limited in 2011. SML Isuzu Limited was founded in 1983 and is based in Chandigarh, India.

Tata Motors Limited is an automobile company. Tata Motors is part of the USD 100 billion Tata group founded by Jamsetji Tata in 1868. Sustainability and the spirit of ‘giving back to society’ is a core philosophy and good corporate citizenship is strongly embedded in the company’s’ DNA. The Company is engaged in manufacture of motor vehicles. The Company is engaged mainly in the business of automobile products consisting of all types of commercial and passenger vehicles, including financing of the vehicles sold by the Company. The Company’s segments include automotive operations and all other operations. The Company operates in over 160 countries across the world. Tata Motors was established in 1945 as Tata Engineering and Locomotive Co. Ltd. to manufacture locomotives and other engineering products. It is India’s largest automobile company. Tata Motors, the first company from India’s engineering sector to be listed in the New York Stock Exchange and has also emerged as an international automobile company. Tata Motors has operations in the UK, South Korea, Thailand and Spain. Among them is Jaguar Land Rover, a business comprising the two iconic British brands that was acquired in 2008.
The years to come will see the introduction of several other innovative vehicles, all rooted in emerging customer needs. Besides product development, R&D is also focusing on environment–friendly technologies in emissions and alternative fuels. True to the tradition of the Tata Group, Tata Motors is committed in letter and spirit to Corporate Social Responsibility. It is a signatory to the United Nations Global Compact, and is engaged in community and social initiatives on labor and environment standards in compliance with the principles of the Global Compact. In accordance with this, it plays an active role in community development, serving rural communities adjacent to its manufacturing locations.

Samvardhana Motherson Group (SMG) combines the power of innovation and product quality to passionately create world class products that cater to customer needs across diverse industries, especially automotive. Samvardhana Motherson Group, through its subsidiaries, engages in the manufacture of electrical distribution systems and polymer processing activities. The group has a diversified industry-leading portfolio of auto ancillary products and services that make it a full system solutions provider for its customers across the globe. SMG is a leading supplier to automotive industry globally. It also serves wide number of other industries. The company serves the automotive and other industries in India and internationally. SMG has operations in 33 countries across North America, South America, Europe, South Africa, Middle East, Asia Pacific and Australia. Its broad range of products are manufactured in more than 230 facilities and 24 design centres across the globe by over 100,000 professionals. Samvardhana Motherson Group was founded in 1975 and is based in Noida, India.

Sibar Auto Parts Limited manufactures and sells cylinder blocks and heads for two wheelers in India and internationally. It provides two stroke, four stroke, and blidend cylinder blocks; and air cooler and water cooled cylinder heads. The company offers gravity, low and high pressure, and centrifugal casting, as well as electro plating products; and electrical casting products. Sibar started production of Hard Chrome Electroplated Cylinder Blocks in 1987. Sibar is the First Company to introduce such Hard Chrome Electroplated Cylinder in India for OEM’S / Replacement Market. Sibar got Certified for ISO 9001:2000 in 2006 and Re-newed for ISO 9001-2008 in 2009 for its Quality Management Systems. Sibar is Customers Supplying Castings to Greaves, Lombardini , SAME, Hero, Bajaj and etc (OEM Manufacturers) in domestic as well as international market (McCulloch, Italy.) Sibar had taken technical collaboration with italian firm for Nickel Silicon Carbide plating which is equivalent to Nikasil. Sibar Auto Parts Limited was incorporated in 1983 and is based in Tirupathi, India.

SKF India is a part of the SKF Group, a leading global supplier of rolling bearing and seals. Along with a varied range of products, it also offers extensive solutions and services in this area. Over the last century, SKF has grown from being a bearings manufacturer to being a systems/sub–systems and solution provider. SKF is represented in more than 130 countries and has 15,000 distributor locations worldwide. In India, the SKF Group started trading operations in Kolkata in 1923 and since then the Group’s operations have been consolidated into SKF India. The company has manufacturing plants at Bangalore and Pune. SKF India also has an associate company called SKF Technologies (India) Pvt Ltd providing sealing solutions. Today, with 3 manufacturing facilities located in Pune, Bangalore and Haridwar, with 11 sales offices across India, SKF continues to serve the varied markets with reliable solutions. Over the years the company has evolved from being a pioneer ball bearing manufacturing company to a knowledge-driven integrated solutions provider, helping customers achieve sustainable and competitive advantage. SKF India Ltd was incorporated in the year 1961 as a result of collaboration between AB SKF, Associated Bearing Company limited and Investment Corporation of India Ltd and the first manufacturing plant was commissioned in Pune in 1965.

Sona Koyo Steering Systems Limited manufactures and sells steering systems and other auto components for the passenger cars, utility vehicles, and light commercial vehicles in India. Its product portfolio comprises tilt steering columns, intermediate shafts for CEPS, telescopic shafts for steering columns, telescopic I-shafts for CEPS, hydraulic power steering gears, steering gears for CEPS systems, electronically controlled power steering systems, column technology for heavy commercial vehicles (HCVs), and telescopic I-shaft technology for HCVs. The company also exports its products to the United States, Europe, and Japan. Sona Koyo has technical and financial collaboration with JTEKT Corporation, Japan (formally known as Koyo Seiko Co. Ltd.), the largest producer of passenger vehicles’ steering systems in the world. Sona Koyo’s customers include major vehicle manufactures in India such as Maruti Suzuki, Toyota, Hyundai, Tata Motors, Mahindra & Mahindra, General Motors and Ford. Independently, as well as through its network of overseas joint venture partners, it exports high quality precision products to USA, Europe and Japan. Sona Koyo Steering Systems Limited was incorporated in 1984 and is based in Gurgaon, India.

For over five decades, SPARK MINDA, Ashok Minda Group (erstwhile MINDA Group) has been a major presence in India’s automobile industry. These fifty years have been interspersed by a number of technological innovations that have gone on to become industry standards. Spark Minda, Ashok Minda Group designs, manufactures, supplies, and exports automotive security systems, driver information systems, connective systems, plastic injection-molded interior parts, die-casting, and keys and key duplicating machines. In addition, it offers distributes and services automotive components through a network of dealers. The company caters to the needs of various major car, motorcycle, commercial vehicles, tractor, and off-road vehicle manufacturers in India and internationally. Today the Group has emerged as one of the leading manufacturer of automotive components and employs more than 15,800 employees in India and Overseas. The company was founded in 1958 and is headquartered in Gurgaon, India with plants in India, Germany, Poland, Indonesia, Mexico, Vietnam, and Uzbekistan; and additional offices in Japan and Russia.

Subros Limited manufactures and sells thermal products for automotive applications in India. It offers auto air-conditioning and engine cooling systems for passenger and commercial vehicles. Its products include compressors; automotive condensers; heating, ventilating, and air conditioning systems, including heaters, evaporators, and blower units; and tubes and hoses. The company’s products also comprise bus air conditioners; driver cabin ACs for railway engines; transport refrigeration systems; truck cabin AC systems; and off-roader AC systems. The company has grown from a capacity of 15,000 AC units in 1985 comprising of largely an assembly operation, into the largest and only integrated manufacturing unit in India for Auto Air Conditioning systems. Subros manufactures compressors, Condensers, Heat Exchangers and all connecting elements required to complete AC loop and caters to all segments viz. Passenger Vehicles, Buses, Trucks, Refrigeration Transport, off- roaders & Railways. Subros has manufacturing plants at Noida, Manesar, Pune, Chennai and Sanand with an annual capacity of 1.5 Million AC Kits per annum beside a well equipped R&D Center and Tool Room at Noida. Subros Limited was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in New Delhi, India.

Suprajit Engineering Ltd (SEL) was incorporated on May 24,1985 as a private limited company and was converted into public limited company on June 15,1995. Suprajit started manufacturing high quality liner cables exacting Japanese standards for the automotive industry in 1987. It is today India’s most preferred manufacturer of cables and instruments and meets the demand of virtually every major OEM in the automotive sector.
It is a customer centric company, ready to take on challenging product development and manufacturing to international specifications for a wide range of automotive cables and instruments. Today catering to a wide spectrum of automotive and non–automotive cable requirements Suprajit has achieved a phenomenal growth, making it India’s largest manufacturer of automotive cables with a capacity of over 150 million cables a year. It has one of the largest manufacturing capacities for any one company in a specific country in the world.
Suprajit is committed to being a world class organization, supplying cables and components to overseas and domestic customers in automobile and non–automobile sectors.

Sundaram-Clayton Limited manufactures and markets machines and sub-assembled aluminum castings for heavy and medium commercial vehicle, passenger car, and two wheeler markets in India and internationally. Sundaram Clayton Limited (SCL) is part of the $6.5 billion TVS group, one of the largest auto components manufacturing and distribution group in India. SCL is a leading supplier of aluminium die castings to automotive and non-automotive sector. With the robust manufacturing driven by TQM, TPM, Lean practices and investments in state of the art technologies, SCL is poised to serve the future needs of the industry in light metal castings. SCL has achieved many milestones and emerged as one of the preferred solution provider in machined and sub-assembled aluminium castings. In addition, the company manufactures two and three wheelers and sports motorcycles. It serves OEMs and tier-one auto suppliers. The company was founded in 1962 and is based in Chennai, India.

TVS Motor Company –– a member of the TVS group is the largest company of the group in terms of size and turnover. The TVS group has always been inspired by a century–long mission and vision of its own destiny. TVS Motor Company is the third largest two–wheeler manufacturer in India and one among the top ten in the world. The company has four plants located at Hosur and Mysore in south India, in Himachal Pradesh, North India and one in Indonesia. TVS has been at the forefront in bringing a revolution in the way personal commutation was happening, way back in the 1980s. Beginning with launching a simple, easy–to–use moped in the 1980s to launching seven new bikes in a single day (first time in the history of the automotive industry in the world), TVS has often taken the unbeaten path to innovation.
TVS Motor Company Limited, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells automotive vehicles and its components and spare parts primarily in India. It offers a range of two-wheelers, including motorcycles under the Apache Series RTR, Phoenix 125, Victor, StaR City+, Sport, and Max4R names; scooters under the Jupiter, Wego, Scooty Zest 110, Scooty Streak, and Scooty Pep + names; and mopeds under the XL 100, XL Super, and XL Super Heavy Duty names; and three-wheelers. The company also manufactures cluster components, as well as heating, ventilating and air-conditioning parts. TVS Motor Company Limited also exports its products. The company was incorporated in 1992 and is based in Chennai, India. TVS Motor Company Limited operates as a subsidiary of Sundaram-Clayton Limited.

V.S.T. Tillers Tractors Limited engages in manufacturing and trading agriculture machinery primarily in India. The company offers tractors, tillers, diesel engines, harvesters, reapers, binders, transplanters/planters, trench cutters and front end loaders, as well as various allied agricultural, plantation, and horticultural machinery, including attachments, components, accessories, spares implements and other equipment for functioning of the agricultural equipment. It also offers auto components, such as connecting rods, crank shafts, camshafts, crank and transmission cases, caliper levers, brake yokes and shoes, suspension links, balancer weights, hydraulic actuators and fuel pumps clamps. It also exports its products to Africa, the Russian Federation, Myanmar and other countries; and component parts to the United Kingdom and Europe. The company was founded in 1967 and is based in Bengaluru. VST Tillers Tractors Ltd. was promoted by VST Motors as a joint venture with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd, Japan. The company is now the largest manufacturer of Power Tillers in India.From the time of its inception in 1967 by the founder Managing Director, Sri V.T. Velu, the company has been growing steadily.

Wheels India Limited manufactures and sells automotive components in India. The company offers steel wheels for use in heavy and light vehicles, as well as for agricultural applications; off road construction wheels, wire wheels, and forged aluminum wheels; air suspension systems for wide range of vehicle applications; and windmill components, and fabricated and machined components. It also provides parts and accessories for machinery/ equipment that are used in construction and mining industries. The company also exports its products. Wheels India is a partner to various Global OEMs like Ford, Hyundai, Tata, Caterpillar, John Deere, Komatsu, Hyundai Heavy Industries, Case New Holland, Leyland, Tafe and Suzuki. The company has won various awards which stand as a testament to its “Quality First” policy, to name a few – CAT SQEP Silver Certification 2010, TPM Award & Certification, Toyota Supplier Award for Quality & Cost ’09 and Regional Contribution Award from Toyota in 2013 Global Suppliers Convention. Wheels India Limited is company promoted by the TVS Group, India’s largest auto component manufacturers. Wheels India Limited was incorporated in 1960 and is based in Chennai, India.

WABCO India Limited manufactures and sells air brake actuation systems for commercial vehicles in India and internationally. Its conventional products include automatic slack adjusters; spring brake actuators and double diaphragm spring brake actuators; brake chambers; valves, such as relay emergency, trailer control, graduated hand control, automatic load sensing, relay, and dual brake valves; drying and distribution units; and air compressors. The company has grown significantly in the Indian commercial vehicle market and also serves its aftermarket customers through a wide national distribution network. With five world-class manufacturing facilities, technology center and a vehicle testing facility near Chennai, WABCO INDIA excels in engineering and manufacturing, serving customers locally and through WABCO internationally. WABCO INDIA employs 4434 employees. In addition, it offers aftermarket services, including original parts, repair, diagnostics, and services through a network of outlets and service centers. The company was formerly known as WABCO-TVS (INDIA) Limited and changed its name to WABCO India Limited in August 2011. WABCO India Limited was founded in 1962 and is based in Chennai, India. WABCO India Limited is a subsidiary of WABCO Asia Private Limited.