SIX WIDELY KNOWN CAR BRANDS IN INDIA
The idea of manufacturing cars started in India due to its urban cities. India has manufactured Hindustan Motors Limited, TATA Motors, Ashok Leyland Limited, Mahindra & Mahindra, Chinkara Motors, and Maruti Suzuki.
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Top Indian Car Manufacturers
Hindustan Motors Limited (1942)
India’s largest and most popular car manufacturer is Hindustan Motors Limited. It is widely known for developing fuel-efficient and budget-friendly vehicles.
Its known models include the Hindustan Ambassador (cab), Mitsubishi Lancer (compact car), and Lancer Evolution X (sedan).
TATA Motors (1945)
Another country’s leading car brand is TATA Motors. It is formerly known as Tata Engineering and Locomotive Company (TELCO). Its production has been distributed to various parts of India namely Dharwad, Jamshedpur, Lucknow, Pantnagar, Pune, and Sanand. TATA Motors is also widely distributed in international countries like Argentina, Thailand, South Africa, Philippines and United Kingdom.
Its known models include the Tata Marcopolo (bus), Telcoline (4×4 pick-up truck), and Prima (heavy truck).
Ashok Leyland Limited (1948)
Ashok Leyland Limited is the country’s second leading manufacturer of commercial vehicles. Its successful production led to six operating plants across the country.
Its known models include the Ashok Comet (semi-trailer), Hino (bus), and Stallion Kavach (4×4 military vehicle).
Mahindra & Mahindra (1945)
Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M) is another India’s success. It’s’ one of the largest manufacturers and sellers of tractors internationally.
Its known models include the Mahindra Thar (off-road SUV), e20 plus (4-door smart car), and XUV 500 (SUV).
Chinkara Motors (1960)
Chinkara Motors differs among India’s leading car brands, because it manufactures not just vehicles but also ATV, aviation, and marine.
Its known models include the Chinkara Hammer (off-roader buggy ride), Rockster (ATV), and Beachster (dune buggy vehicle).
Maruti Suzuki (1981)
Another of India’s popular manufacturers is Maruti Suzuki. It’s under Japan’s Suzuki, and it’s highly recognized as a company that produces affordable rides.
Its known models include the Maruti Gypsy (SUV), Ciaz (sedan), and Celerio (hatchback).
India has produced widely known car brands with a reputation of quality and affordability. It includes the Hindustan Motors Limited, TATA Motors, Ashok Leyland Limited, Mahindra & Maindra, Chinkara Motors, and Maruti Suzuki.
Here is the full list of car brands in India: