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Premier Automobiles Ltd

  • Premier Automobiles Ltd was the first India’s automotive company.
  • In 1949, parts were being made in India, starting with simpler components and gradually building up to more complex pieces.
  • Two companies made parts for it: Premier and Hindustan Motors of Calcutta.

Established in 1944, Premier Automobiles Ltd pioneered automobile manufacturing in India. It is now called Premier Ltd. Today the Company’s focus is on two core businesses, namely Automotive and Engineering, which operate out of its state-of-the-art ISO 9001 manufacturing plant in Chinchwad, Pune. The Engineering segment has two activities – CNC machine division and engineering while the automotive segment consists of light utility vehicles (LUV) and sports utility vehicles (SUV). Originally based in Mumbai, Premier Ltd relocated to its present state-of-the-art ISO 9001 certified plant at Chinchwad, Pune. Spread over 27 acres, this plant now serves as the centralized research, development and manufacturing for all activities.


Premier Automobiles Ltd:

2011 Premier Wins The Fie Foundation Award At IMTEX 2011.
2009 "Premier launches compact SUV in India"
2004 Car manufacturer Premier Automobiles Limited, was awarded the ‘IT Power User Award’, at the CIOL SMB Forum networking.
2005 Company has changed its name from Premier Automobiles Ltd to Premier Ltd.
1944 The company was incorporated at Mumbai.

Updated: March, 2015

Engineering exports from India increased 14.7 per cent to US$ 70.6 billion in FY15’.
x IBEF : India Brand Equity Foundation