Top Automobile Companies in India


Beginning from the era when there were only a few car varieties in Indian market, the automobile industry has come up a long way with a diverse array of cars nowadays. A number of companies are dominating the Indian automobile industry, but like in any other sector, the automobile sector also has got top 10 players.

When talking about top automobile companies, one name that would come in most of our minds is Maruti Suzuki and this company has consistently been the leader in the automobile industry in India. There are also other top players and the list of top ten players in this industry is given below:

Top ten automobile companies in India:

Maruti Suzuki India Limited

Hyundai Motor India Limited

Tata Motors

Mahindra & Mahindra Limited

Hero Honda Motors Limited

Bajaj Auto

General Motors India Private Limited

Honda Siel Cars India Limited

Toyota Kirloskar Motor Private Limited

Hindustan Motors

Some details regarding these companies can be obtained from the content given below:

Maruti Suzuki India Limited:

As mentioned earlier, Maruti Suzuki India Limited is leading the automobile industry in India for quite a longer number of years. The company began its journey in the year 1981 with its name as Maruti Udyog Limited, and the company began to attract the market when it introduced its popular four-wheeler model Maruti 800. It got its present name in the year 2007.

Hyundai Motor India Limited:

This company was founded in the year 1998 and it is second largest car manufacturing company in India, which was established as a subsidiary of auto giant of Korea, Hyundai Motor Company. The company captured the hearts of Indian car lovers with the introduction of its Santro car model.

Tata Motors:

Even though, Tata Motors holds the third position in the automobile industry, the company has occupied the first position in the commercial car manufacturing section. In the luxury car segment, the company has a market share of 6.4%, while in the case of multi-utility vehicles, its market share is 31.2%.

Mahindra & Mahindra Limited:

Mahindra & Mahindra ltd, which is a part of the Mahindra Group holds the pride of being the largest company in the segment of sport utility vehicle. During the year 2008, the company has sold 10,641 units of utility vehicles, which this number has raised to 15,296 vehicles in the year 2009.

Hero Honda Motors Limited:

Hero Honda Motors limited, which is a collaboration between Honda and Hero Group is one among the largest two-wheeler manufacturers in the world and company holds the pride of introducing the most lovable motor cycle model called Hero Honda Splendor. According to a report, this is the largest selling motorbike in the world and the company is maintaining the record of producing 1 million units of splendor bike each year.

Bajaj Auto:

After Hero Honda motors, Bajaj Auto is the second largest motor vehicle manufacturing company in India and fourth largest in the world. Bajaj auto is a subsidiary of the world famous Bajaj Group, which has an illustrious history.

General Motors India Private Limited:

General Motors India Private Limited is a subsidiary of the giant in automobile industry known as giant General Motors. The company recorded a sales growth of 49% in the year 2009 as compared to the year 2008.

Honda Siel Cars India Limited:

This company is joint venture between an Indian company called Siel limited and Japanese company Honda Motor Company ltd., which began its journey in the year 1995. The company showed a growth rate of 86.7% in the year 2009 when compared to its sales record in the year 2008.

Toyota Kirloskar Motor Private Limited:

Toyota Kirloskar Motor Private Limited is a joint venture between Kirloskar Group and Toyota Motor Corporation belonging to Japan. The company has introduce some of the popular model cars like Camry, Fortuner, Corolla, Land Cruiser Pradeo and Innova.

Hindustan Motors:

Hindustan Motors are the manufacturers of the great car, which can still be found in Indian roads named as Ambassador. This model car is still being used as government limousine and as taxi cabs in some parts of India.

Thus, automobile industry is India is always on peak with some of the top players, who are introducing different variety of vehicles every year to meet the needs of car and motorbike lovers.



Do you have any question? Please ask:

Questions will be answered on our Forum section

7 Responses to “Top Automobile Companies in India”

  1. 7
    Mayur Pawar:

    i am mechanical engineering student in 3rd year. i just want to know how apply in automobile company for 4 weeks training.

  2. 6
    sairam puttamraju:

    sir i know that herohonda is divided into hero, honda can you please post the actual top ten list

  3. 5
    vijay mahajan:

    i am a research students in supply chain management, i want to information regarding auomobile industry list. Product variety topic is main in auto industry

  4. 4
    Rajeev kumar yadav:

    sir i am graduate student.and now i am doing mba in marketing from bangalore.can i make my career in automobile sector.and sir i dont have any work experience.what kind of skills should i learn for this sector.please guide me i will always been thank full to you.

  5. 3

    the speed meter how done?

  6. 2

    new establish company name

  7. 1

    i know graphic designing with 6 months experience whwther i had job opportunitys there reply