The Indian automobile industry has enjoyed a gold rush in the recent years as far as demands, productions and sales are concerned. The Indian automobile industry is definitely has become one of the largest automobile market in the world. India currently manufacturers world-class vehicles every year, which accounts for millions. Indian automobile industry has also became one of the largest manufacturer of cars.
The trending automobile industry in India has proved to be beneficial for most of the foreign car manufacturers too! Most of world’s popular car brands have also opened their own manufacturing units in the country. Due to the boom in the disposable income, the demand for four wheelers has increased dramatically in India.
The top most popular car brands in India includes Maruti Suzuki, Hyundai and Honda automobiles. Apart from these top brands, Toyota, Ford, Nissan, Volkswagen and Skoda are also gaining popularity in Indian automobile market.
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Most Popular Cars in the Best-Selling Indian Car Brands
Some of the best-selling domestic brands like Tata are also giving tough competition to their international competitors. Here are the top Indian car brands, and automobile manufactures in India.
# Maruti Suzuki
The Maruti Suzuki India Limited, formerly it was known as the Maruti Udyog Limited, is a top automobile manufacturer in India. Maruti Suzuki is one of the most popular and favourite cars manufacturer for Indian users. The Swift Dzire, Baleno, and Vitara Brezza are among the best-selling cars from Maruti Suzuki.
# Hyundai Motors
The Hyundai Motors India is another largest car manufacturer in India, as per the market share. Hyundai is basically owned by a South Korean manufacturer, the Hyundai Motor Company, and entered into Indian market in 1996. The company has been biggest car exporter, started a manufacturing unit in Chennai and Tamil Nadu.
# Honda Motors
The Honda Motors is a Japanese multinational automobile company, started its operations in India in 1995 in association with Honda Siel Cars India Limited. The company has two manufacturing units establishments in Noida, Uttar Pradesh, and Bhiwadi, Rajasthan. Currently selling models like Brio, Amaze, City, Mobilio and CR-V in India.
# Tata Motors
The Tata Motors Limited is a subsidiary of Tata Group, founded in 1945. Tata motors is a manufacturer of passenger cars, buses, trucks, and military vehicles. Tata was the first Indian company to develop fully indigenous developed cars. With the launch of Indica, Tata entered the passenger car segment in 1998.
# Toyota Motors
The Toyota Motors is a joint venture of Toyota Motor Corp and Kirloskar Group. Toyota began functioning in Indian car market in 2004. Toyota Kirloskar has two manufacturing facilities based in Bidadi, and Bangalore in Karnataka. With its combined capacity of manufacturing Etios, Etios Cross, Innova, Corolla Altis, Fortuner and more.
# Mahindra Motors
The Mahindra is a leader in transportation and is a manufacturer that has focused on bringing out some popular SUVs and MPVs in the Indian automobile market. It’s got its popularity from the rugged image and good build quality of its motor cars and this is coupled with value for money features and innovative quality.
# General Motors
The General Motors has a joint venture with Hindustan Motors, that resumed its functions in India in 1994. GM first entered India car market in 1928 but ceased to operate in 1954. It started selling off Opal cars and then moved on to the Chevrolet brand. It has manufacturing plants based in Gujarat, and in Maharashtra.
Besides these best-selling car manufacturers, Indian car market has also got some of the top international car brands like Nissan, Ford, Volkswagen, and Skoda etc. These car brands are popular in India, and now giving tough competition to Indian automobile industry.