- Years: 1945 – Present
- Headquarters: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
- Founder/Parent Company: Jamshed ji Tata
- Website: http://www.tatamotors.com/
- More Information: Tata Motors Logo, History and Models
Formerly known as ‘Tata Engineering and Locomotive Company (TELCO), Tata Motors is one of the leading Indian car companies. The company was founded way back in 1945 and was first a manufacturer of locomotives, having introduced its first commercial vehicle in 1954. The automotive industry is headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra, and has numerous assembly and manufacturing plants in Pune, Dharwad, Sanand, Lucknow, Pantnagar, and Jamshedpur.
Additionally, the Tata Motors also has manufacturing plants in the United Kingdom, Thailand, South Africa, and Argentina. The company is known for producing some of the most fuel-efficient and reliable vehicles. Recently, the company has introduced the Tata Nano, the world’s most affordable car. Apart from the Nano, the Tata Indica is another famous car that reached the top spot in the best-selling cars in India.
Popular commercial vehicles include the Tata Prima, Marcopolo, Starbus, Semi-Forward Cab, Tata Ace, Novus, Ultra, Tata Telcoline, and Tata Prima LX. The manufacturer is also known for producing military vehicles. Some of the most popular include the Tata Xenon and the Tata Sumo 4*4.