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Automobile
The automobile industry in India is expected to be the world's third largest by 2016.

Automobile Companies in India

Latest update: December, 2017

  • The automotive manufacturing industry comprises the production of commercial vehicles, passenger cars, three & two-wheelers.
  • Two-wheelers are by far the most popular form of vehicle in India, taking an 80 per cent share in 2015-16. India became the largest two-wheeler market in the world after selling 17.7 million two-wheelers in 2016.
  • 25.3 million automobiles produced in FY17.
  • Total production volume grew at a CAGR of 4.43 per cent during FY12-17.
  • Automobile exports from India increased 15.81 per cent year-on-year in April-February 2017-18. During the same period, two and three-wheelers exports increased 20.30 per cent and 37.02 per cent, respectively.

Note: FY18* - up to February 2018
Source: Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM)



Source: World Wealth Report (2011) of Merrill Lynch Wealth Management and Capgemini, Aranca Research, media sources

Royal Enfield

The Enfield Cycle Company made motorcycles, bicycles, lawnmowers and stationary engines under the name Royal Enfield out of its works based at Redditch, Worcestershire. The sse of the brand name Royal Enfield was licensed by the Crown in 1890. Royal Enfield, the British brand under Indian ownership since 1949, built its first motorcycle as far ba...

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Escorts Ltd

The Escorts Group, is among India's leading engineering conglomerates operating in the high growth sectors of agri-machinery, construction & material handling equipment, railway equipment and auto components. Having pioneered farm mechanization in the country, Escorts has played a pivotal role in the agricultural growth of India for over fi...

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Captain Tractors Pvt Ltd

Captain Tractors Pvt Ltd is growing immensely as leading manufacturers and exporters of Tractors in India. The company started its business by developing a Mini tractor first that can be quickly arranged by small or medium farmers to complete their routine tasks. The company is well equipped with all latest tools, equipment, advance machineries...

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Force Motors

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...

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Eicher

Eicher Motors Ltd (EML), incorporated in 1982, is the flagship company of the Eicher Group in India and a leading player of the Indian automobile industry. Its 50-50 joint venture with the Volvo group, VE Commercial Vehicles Limited, designs, manufactures and markets reliable, fuel-efficient commercial vehicles of high quality and modern technology...

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Ashok Leyland

Ashok Leyland is the 2nd largest manufacturer of commercial vehicles in India, the 4th largest manufacturer of buses in the world and the 16th largest manufacturer of trucks globally. With a turnover in excess of US$ 2.3 billion (2012-13) and a footprint that extends across 50 countries, they are one of the most fully-integrated manufacturing comp...

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TVS Motor

TVS Motor Company is among the top ten two-wheeler manufacturers in the world, with annual turnover of more than US$ 1.6 billion in 2014-2015, and is the flagship company of the, US$ 7.29 billion TVS Group. The company has a production capacity of 3 million two- wheelers and 120,000 three-wheelers a year. TVS Group spans across industries like ...

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Bajaj Auto

Bajaj Auto is a part of the Bajaj Group, which was founded by Mr Jamnalal Bajaj in 1926. The Group's footprint stretches over a wide range of industries, spanning automobiles (two-wheelers and three-wheelers), home appliances, lighting, iron and steel, insurance, travel and finance. Bajaj Auto is one of the foremost motorcycle manufacturers...

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Hero MotoCorp

Hero MotoCorp Ltd is the world’s largest manufacturer of motorcycles. The company is owned by the Munjal brothers and was started in 1984 as a joint venture (JV) between Hero Cycles Ltd and Honda Motor Company. It was then known as Hero Honda Motors Ltd, but since 2010 following its separation with the Honda Group, the company is known as H...

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Hyundai Motor India Ltd

Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hyundai Motor Company (HMC). It is the largest passenger car exporter and the second largest car manufacturer in India. It currently markets 10 car models across segments (the classification is done on the basis of the length of the automobiles) – in the A2 segment it has the Eon, Santr...

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Tata Motors

Established in 1945, Tata Motors Limited is India's largest automobile company with over 60,000 employees. It is guided by the mission "to be passionate in anticipating and providing the best vehicles and experiences that excite customers globally." The company is the leader in commercial vehicles in each segment, and among the top in passenger v...

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MAHINDRA AND MAHINDRA LTD

Founded in 1945 as a steel trading company, Mahindra and Mahindra (M&M) entered automotive manufacturing in 1947 to bring the iconic Willys Jeep to Indian roads. Over the years, the company diversified into many new businesses in order to better meet the needs of the customers. With over 65 years of operations, M&M is still India's premier ...

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Maruti Suzuki

Maruti Suzuki Maruti Suzuki India Ltd (MSIL), commonly referred to as Maruti and formerly known as Maruti Udyog Ltd, is an automobile manufacturer in India. The company is engaged in the business of manufacture, purchase and sale of motor vehicles, automobile components and spare parts (automobiles). At present, the company is sitting on a capaci...

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