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Tata Motors Limited

TATA Motors Limited

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y Tata Motors Limited is a multinational automotive corporation headquartered in Mumbai, India part of the Tata Group. It was formerly known as TELCO (TATA Engineering and Locomotive Company). y Tata Motors is India s largest automobile company, with consolidated revenues of USD 27 billion in 2010-11. y They are the leader in commercial vehicles and among the top three in passenger vehicles. y Tata Motors has products in the compact, midsize car and utility vehicle segments. y The company is the world's fourth largest truck manufacturer, the world's second largest bus manufacturer. y It employs 25,000 employees including 4,500 engineers and scientists. y The Company today has R&D centers in Pune, Jamshedpur, Lucknow, Dharwad in India, and in South Korea, Spain, and the UK. y Headquarter of Tata Motors is located in Mumbai. y In India it has manufacturing & assembly plants are at: o Jamshedpur (Jharkhand) o Pune (Maharashtra) o Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) o Pantnagar (Uttarakhand) o Sanand (Gujarat) o Dharwad (Karnataka) y Tata Motors has produced and sold over 4 million vehicles in India. y Tata Motors is a dual listed company traded on both BSE and NYSE since (September 2004) as India s first Company from engineering sector.

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y Tata Motors has Revenue of $20.572 billion in 2010 with Net Income of $844 million. It has Total Assets of $20.192 billion and Total Equity of $2.224 billion in 2010. y Tata Motors Limited is listed as: o NSE: TATAMOTORS o BSE: 500570 o NYSE: TTM o NASDAQ: TTM y Website:

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y Tata Motors is a part of the Tata Group manages its share-holding through Tata Sons. y Tata Motors was established in 1950 by JRD Tata as a locomotive manufacturing unit and later expanded its operations to commercial vehicle sector in 1954 after forming a joint venture with DaimlerBenz AG of Germany. y Tata Motors is a part of the Tata Group manages its share-holding through Tata Sons. y Despite the success of its commercial vehicles, Tata realized his company had to diversify and he began to look at other products. y Based on consumer demand, the company decided that building a small car would be the most practical new venture. y In 1998 company launched Tata Indica, India's first fully indigenous passenger car. It was designed to be inexpensive and simple to build and maintain. y Indica became a hit in the Indian market and was also exported to Europe, especially in UK and Italy. y In 2005, Tata Motors acquired a 21% stake in Hispano Carrocera, a reputed Spanish bus and coach manufacturer, and subsequently the remaining stake in 2009. y The foundation of the Company's growth over the last 50 years is a deep understanding of economic stimuli and customer needs, and the ability to translate them into customer-desired offerings through leading edge R&D. With over 4,500 engineers and scientists, the Company's Engineering Research Centre, established in 1966, has enabled pioneering technologies and products.

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 Board of Directors/Key Personnel s:

Name Mr. Ratan Tata Mr. Ravi Kant Mr. Nusli N. Wada Mr. S.M. Palia Dr. R. A. Mashelkar Mr. Nasser Munjee Mr. Subodh Bhargava Mr. V.K. Jairath Mr. Rajendra Sen Dr. Ralf Speth Mr. Carl-Peter Forster Mr. P. M. Telang Mr. C. Ramakrishnan Mr. Ravi Pisharody Dr. Tim Leverton Mr. Prabir Jha Mr. H. K. Sethna Designation Chairman Vice-Chairman Director(December 1998) Director (w.e.f. May 19, 2006.) Director(w.e.f. August 28, 2007) Director Director(w.e.f. June 27, 2008) Director (w.e.f. March 31, 2009.) Director (w.e.f. June 1, 2010.) Director (November 9, 2010) Managing Director & Group CEO Managing Director - India Operations Chief Financial Officer President (CVBU) Head (Advanced and Product Engineering) Senior Vice President (Human Resources) Company Secretary

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 Joint Ventures & Acquisitions:

Tata Motors has several joint venture, subsidiary and associate companies.

1. Jaguar Land Rover:

y Jaguar Land Rover is a business built around two iconic British car brands that designs, engineers and manufactures in the UK. With investment in product creation topping 1 billion a year, Jaguar Land Rover is at the centre of the UK automotive industry s drive to deliver technical innovation in all areas of vehicle development. y The Jaguar Land Rover business directly employs more than 18,000 people and supports approximately 130,000 jobs (through direct employment, dealers, suppliers and broader economy). y Jaguar Land Rover exports annually generate almost 6 billion for the UK economy with 78 percent of Land Rovers exported to over 160 countries and 70 percent of Jaguars exported to over 60 countries. y Jaguar Cars Limited, founded in 1922, is one of the world s premier manufacturers of luxury saloons and sports cars. Since 1948 Land Rover has been manufacturing authentic 4x4s that define 'breadth of capability' in their segments. The Jaguar XF, XK and XJ models are manufactured at the company's Castle Bromwich plant in Birmingham. Land Rover's Defender, Discovery 4, Range Rover Sport and Range Rover models are all built at the Solihull plant. The Land Rover Freelander 2 is built at the Halewood plant in Liverpool.

2. Hispano Carrocera:
y Tata Motors acquired a 21% stake in Hispano Carrocera, a reputed Spanish bus and coach manufacturer, and subsequently the remaining stake in 2009.

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3. Thonburi Automotive:
y Tata Motors entered into joint venture with Thonburi Automotive Assembly Plant of Thailand to manufacture and market the Company's pickup vehicles in Thailand.

4. Marcopolo:
y Tata Motors formed a joint venture with the Brazil-based Marcopolo, a global leader in body-building for buses and coaches with the object to manufacture fully-built buses and coaches for India and select international markets.

5. Trilix:
y Tata Motors acquired 80% stake in Italy-based design and engineering company Trilix for a consideration of 1.85 million with an object to enhance its styling/design capabilities to global standards.

Other Joint Ventures and Acquisitions of Tata Motors are:

Tata Daewoo Commercial Vehicle Company Ltd (TDCV) Tata Motors (Thailand) Limited (TMTL) Tata Motors(SA) Proprietary Ltd (TMSA) HV Axles Limited (HVAL) HV Transmissions Limited (HVTL) Telco Construction Equipment Co. Ltd. (Telcon) TAL Manufacturing Solutions Ltd. (TAL) Tata Motors European Technical Centre plc. (TMETC) Tata Technologies Ltd. (TTL) and its subsidiaries TML Distribution Company Limited (TDCL) Concorde Motors (India) Ltd. (Concorde) Tata Motors Finance Limited Tata Motors Insurance Broking & Advisory Services Ltd (TMIBASL) y TML Holdings Pte. Ltd. (TML) y Sheba Properties Ltd. (Sheba) y y y y y y y y y y y y y

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y After years of dominating the commercial vehicle market in India, Tata Motors entered the passenger vehicle market in 1991 by launching the Tata Sierra, a multi utility vehicle. y After the launch of three more vehicles, Tata Estate (1992, a station wagon design based on the earlier TataMobile (1989), a light commercial vehicle), Tata Sumo (LCV, 1994) and Tata Safari (1998, India s first sports utility vehicle). y Tata launched the Indica in 1998, the first fully indigenous passenger car of India. Though the car was initially planned by auto-analysts, the car s excellent fuel economy, powerful engine and aggressive marketing strategy made it one of the best selling cars in the history of the Indian automobile industry. y A newer version of the car, named Indica V2, was a major improvement over the previous version and quickly became a mass-favorite. Tata Motors also successfully exported large quantities of the car to South Africa. The success of Indica in many ways marked the rise of Tata Motors. y Tata Motors is also expanding its international footprint, established through exports since 1961. The Company's commercial and passenger vehicles are already being marketed in several countries in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, South East Asia, South Asia and South America. It has franchisee/joint venture assembly operations in Kenya, Bangladesh, Ukraine, Russia, Senegal and South Africa. y To expand the product portfolio Tata Motors recently introduced the 25MT GVW Tata Novus from Daewoo s (South Korea) (TDCV) platform. y Tata plans to leverage on the strong presence of TDCV. This was mainly to cater to the international market and also to cater to the domestic market.

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 Products & Services:

Tata Motors offers different Products in different segments:  Passenger Vehicles Tata Motors has launched several cars in India and also worldwide: 1. Tata Manza: The remarkable refinement of the Indigo Manza systems from the internationally acclaimed SAFIRE90 petrol and QUADRAJET90 diesel engines. These engines give a perfect balance of power and economy, on both open and city roads. Feel the smoothness as you cruise along on its extra large 15 inch wheels with tubeless radials which are designed to smoothen out every bump on the road. Supported by a skillfully tuned front suspension, gas-changed front struts and rear dampers. The Indigo Manza offers perfect handling by ironing out road noises and vibrations.
2. Tata Indica Vista:

The Indica vista is a change that dramatically alters the landscape of cars on the road. It is a completely new design from bumper to bumper providing a modern look, in keeping with the times. The superlative package is powered by the internationally acclaimed, advanced QUADRAJET and the world class petrol SAFIRE engine, to take the joy of driving to a new level. So plainly, the Indica vista changes the way you look at style.
3. Tata Indigo

Tata Motors made its entry into the mid-size passenger car segment with the unveiling of its Tata sedan in 2002. It has received periodic updates with the most recent being an exterior and interior facelift in 2006. Available in both Diesel and Petrol engine versions, the Tata Indigo sedan has been

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conceptualized and designed by Tata Motors in-house styling studio at the Engineering research center along with a leading Italian design house.

4. Tata Safari

Tata Motors premium SUV, the Tata safari is equipped with an indigenously developed direct injection common rail (DICOR) turbo changed interceded diesel engine. Equipped with the latest in the diesel technology, the Tata Safari DiCOR ensures responsive, powerful performance and enhanced fuel efficiency. It is available in 4*2 and 4*4 versions.  Commercial Vehicles 1. Tata Ace In May 2005, Tata Ace, India's first four-wheel mini truck was launched, and it changed the face of sub 1-tonne goods-carriage in India forever. The success of the Tata Ace shook up the market and within the first year of it production, Tata Motors sold 30, 000 Aces, and demand more than doubled to 70, 000 in next year. With time, the numbers of Ace vehicles on the road grew from strength to strength and by 2010, there were over 500, 000 Ace vehicles on the road. Today Ace has emerged as the single-largest commercial vehicle brand in the country. By delivering a superior and safer driving experience, and the chance to garner more earnings, the Ace has not only met the expectations of the thousands of owner-operators across the country, it in fact, exceeded them to create a new paradigm in cargo movement. But the story of Ace doesn't end there, Tata Motors continued to hone and extend the Ace product line and India's first mini truck evolved with India's ever-changing commercial landscape. Today, products from the Ace family such as the Ace CNG, Ace EX and the powerful, ultra-stylish 1-tonne mini truck - Super Ace have met with great enthusiasm. With the launch of Tata Magic in June

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2007, the passenger variant of the Ace, the platform's success crossed over into passenger transport as well. Today, 'Chhota Haathi' as the Ace is affectionately known, is a byword for reliability and business success among countless small-scale transporters and entrepreneurs in India, but Tata Motors continues its efforts to take the Ace story even further
2. TATA Prima:

The new Prima range of trucks offer several applications to meet varied end-user requirements. Their design and manufacture conform to safety regulations and emission standards that differ from state to state, country to country. In fact, they are Euro III, Euro IV compliant, and Euro V ready. They also have a universal appeal. For corporates, they are business tools that run at the lowest possible cost. For customers looking to do business better, they meet present needs and are flexible enough to remain a business asset in future - at a low life cycle cost. A sharing of resources on a truly global scale marks the making of these trucks. Consider the facts: the Prima truck s cab has been styled in Italy by one of its best design houses. Engine technology has come from USA and Europe. Gearbox expertise - from both USA and Germany. Knowhow for the chassis frame has come from Mexico. The tried and tested suspension has its origins in USA. The sheet metal dies have been sourced from the best in Japan and Korea. And the cab has been fabricated with Swedish precision on a robotic weld line.


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 Tata Motors Operations & Manufacturing Plants in India:

y Tata Motors Limited is India s largest automobile company, with consolidated revenues of Rs.1,23,133 crores (USD 27 billion) in 201011. y It is the leader in commercial vehicles in each segment, and among the top three in passenger vehicles with winning products in the compact, midsize car and utility vehicle segments. y The company is the world's fourth largest truck manufacturer, and the world's third largest bus manufacturer. y Tata Motors manufacturing plants are situated at Jamshedpur in the East, Pune and Sanand in the West and Lucknow and Pantnagar in the North. Jamshedpur Plant:
 Established in 1945, the Jamshedpur unit was the Company's first

unit and is spread over an area of 822 acres. It consists of four major divisions - Truck Factory, Engine Factory, Cab & Cowl Factories.  The Truck Division boasts of two assembly lines. The main assembly line, measuring 180 m in length has 20 work stations with a vehicle rolling out every 8 minutes. The other line is dedicated to special purpose vehicles and for meeting the requirements of the Indian Army.  The uniqueness of the Factory lies in its possession of: y Advanced facilities for manufacturing long members comprising of a set-up of 5000 tones Hydraulic press line, cut-to-length line for strip preparation purchased from M/S Kohler of Germany and a chamber correction line. y Facility for hot forming of axle halves of 3000 tone press and health furnace. y Flexibility in manufacturing frames with an off line Prototyping facility.  The Cab & Cowl Factory is equipped with state-of-art facilities like Centralized Paint Shop and Automated painting set up, Robot


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painting, BIW Fabrication of day & sleeper cabs for trucks, Articulates (Tractor/ Trailer), BIW Fabrication of Cowls for buses, and other miscellaneous applications.
 The Engine Factory is responsible for the in-house manufacture of

Tata 697/497 Naturally Aspirated and Turbo Charged engines, and the 6B series engines manufactured at Tata Cummins.

Pune Plant:
 The Pune unit is spread over two geographical regions- Pimpri 

(800 acres) and Chinchwad (130 acres). It was established in 1966 and has a Production Engineering Division, which has one of the most versatile tool making facilities in the Indian sub-continent. It houses a Vehicle manufacturing complex which is one of the most integrated automotive manufacturing centres in the Country producing a large variety of individual items and aggregates. It is engaged in the design and manufacture of sophisticated press tools, jigs, fixtures, gauges, metal pattern and special tools, as well as models for the development of new ranges of automobile products. Its capabilities have enabled Tata Motors to introduce new products and improve existing ones without resorting to import of dies or fixtures. Over the years, this division has developed expertise in design and manufacture of automated dies, fixtures and welding equipment. Its large design group is fully conversant with state-of-the-art CAD facilities and manufacturing facilities comprising of light and heavy CNC machine shops, jigs boring room, plastic template shop, wood pattern and model pattern shop, five axis precision machine tools and laser control machines. The Passenger Car Division in 'K' block executes the entire process of car manufacture over five shops - the engine shop, the transmission shop, press and body shops, paint shop and the trim and final assembly shop. The shops are fully automated ensuring

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that there is minimal chance for error in the manufacturing process.  After the car is completely assembled, it goes through several checks like wheel alignment, sideslip test, brake test, shower test, and a short test run before it is ready for dispatch. All systems such as materials management, maintenance and other activities are computerized, enabling smooth operations and minimum inventory needs.

Lucknow Plant:
 Tata Motors Lucknow is one of the youngest production facilities


among all the Tata Motors locations and was established in 1992 to meet the demand for Commercial Vehicles in the Indian market. The state-of-the-art plant is strongly backed by an Engineering Research Centre and Service set-up to support with latest technology and cater to the complexities of automobile manufacturing. Fully Built Vehicle business, which is one of the fast growing areas of our business, is also established in Lucknow. Lucknow plant rolls out commercial vehicles and is specialized in the designing and manufacturing of a range of modern buses which includes Low floor, Ultra Low floor, CNG & RE buses. The Lucknow facility also specializes in manufacturing HCBS (High capacity Bus System) buses. In light of Company s aggressive growth plans, we are currently in expansion phase and production at Lucknow would grow manyfold in near future. The expansion shall be in the areas of painting, welding, vehicle assembly & testing and utility services, driven by latest technology. To achieve these plans we invite people who have good Technical Knowledge, seek Challenging Opportunities and have a Drive for Engineering Excellence to come and partner us in our journey.


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Pant Nagar Plant:

 The Company has set up a plant for its mini-truck Ace and the


passenger carrier Magic (based on the Ace platform) at Pantnagar in Uttarakhand. The plant began commercial production in August 2007. This is the company's fourth plant, after Jamshedpur (commercial vehicles), Pune (commercial vehicles and passenger vehicles) and Lucknow (commercial vehicles). The plant is spread over 953 acres, of which 337 acres is occupied by the vendor park. State-of-the-art facilities include weld shops, paint shops, engine and gear box shops and assembly lines. The Company has invested over Rs.1000 crores in the plant. Vendors for the vehicle have made additional investments to set up their plants in the vendor park adjoining the plant. The operation has generated about 7500 direct and indirect jobs in the plant, among vendors and service providers in the area.

Sanand Plant:
 Tata Motors plant for the Tata Nano at Sanand, in Ahmedabad

district of Gujarat, marks the culmination of the Company s goal of making the Tata Nano available to hundreds of thousands of families, desirous of the car a safe, affordable and environmental friendly mode of transport.  The capacity of the plant, to begin with, will be 250,000 cars per year to be achieved in phases, and with some balancing is expandable up to 350,000 cars per year. Provision for further capacity expansion has also been incorporated in this location.  Built in a record time of 14 months starting November 2008, the integrated facility comprises Tata Motors own plant, spread over 725 acres and an adjacent vendor park, and spread over 375 acres to house key component manufacturers for the Tata Nano.


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Nano plant has been equipped with state-of-the-art equipment. They include sophisticated robotics and high speed production lines.  Conscious of the critical need of environment protection, the plant has energy-efficient motors, variable frequency drives, and systems to measure and monitor carbon levels. These are supplemented with extensive tree plantation, sustainable water sourcing through water harvesting and ground water recharging and harnessing solar energy for illumination.


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Year 1945 Milestones Tata Engineering and Locomotive Co. Ltd. was established to manufacture locomotives and other engineering products. Steam road roller introduced in collaboration with Marshall Sons (UK). Collaboration with Daimler Benz AG, West Germany, for manufacture of medium commercial vehicles. The first vehicle rolled out within 6 months of the contract. Research and Development Centre set up at Jamshedpur. Exports begin with the first truck being shipped to Ceylon, now Sri Lanka. Setting up of the Engineering Research Centre at Pune to provide impetus to automobile Research and Development. Introduction of DI engines. First commercial vehicle manufactured in Pune. Manufacture of Heavy Commercial Vehicle commences. First hydraulic excavator produced with Hitachi collaboration. Production of first light commercial vehicle, Tata 407, indigenously designed, followed by Tata 608. Introduction of the Tatamobile 206 - 3rd LCV model. Launch of the 1st indigenous passenger car Tata Sierra.TAC 20 crane produced.One millionth vehicle rolled out. Launch of the Tata Estate. Joint venture agreement signed with Cummins Engine Co. Inc. for the manufacture of high horsepower and emission friendly diesel engines. Launch of LPT 709 - a full forward control, light commercial vehicle. Joint venture agreement signed with M/s Daimler 17

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Benz / Mercedes - Benz for manufacture of Mercedes Benz passenger cars in India. Joint venture agreement signed with Tata Holset Ltd., UK for manufacturing turbochargers to be used on Cummins engines. Mercedes Benz car E220 launched. Tata Sumo deluxe launched. Tata Sierra Turbo launched.100,000th Tata Sumo rolled out. Tata Safari - India's first sports utility vehicle launched. 2 millionth vehicle rolled out. Indica, India's first fully indigenous passenger car launched. 115,000 bookings for Indica registered against full payment within a week. Commercial production of Indica commences in full swing. First consignment of 160 Indicas shipped to Malta. Indica with Bharat Stage 2 (Euro II) compliant diesel engine launched. Utility vehicles with Bharat Stage 2 (Euro II) compliant engine launched. Indica 2000 (Euro II) with multi point fuel injection petrol engine launched. Launch of CNG buses. Indica V2 launched - 2nd generation Indica. 100,000th Indica wheeled out. Launch of CNG Indica. Launch of the Tata Safari EX. Indica V2 becomes India's number one car in its segment. Exits joint venture with Daimler Chrysler. Unveiling of the Tata Sedan at Auto Expo 2002. Petrol version of Indica V2 launched. Launch of the EX series in Commercial vehicles. Launch of the Tata 207 DI. 2,00,000th Indica rolled out. 5,00,000th passenger vehicle rolled out. Launch of the Tata Sumo'+' Series. Launch of the Tata Safari Limited Edition. The Tata Indigo Station Wagon unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show. On 29th July, J. R. D. Tata's birth anniversary, Tata Engineering becomes Tata Motors Limited. 3 millionth vehicle produced. First CityRover rolled out.


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135 PS Tata Safari EXi Petrol launched. Tata Motors unveils new product range at Auto Expo '04. New Tata Indica V2 launched. Tata Motors and Daewoo Commercial Vehicle Co. Ltd. sign investment agreement. Indigo Advent unveiled at Geneva Motor Show. Tata Motors completes acquisition of Daewoo Commercial Vehicle Company. Tata LPT 909 EX launched. Tata Motors rolls out the 500,000th Passenger Car from its Car Plant Facility in Pune. The Tata Xover unveiled at the 75th Geneva Motor Show. Branded buses and coaches - Starbus and Globus - launched. Tata Motors acquires 21% stake in Hipo Carrocera SA, Spanish bus manufacturing Company.Tata Ace, India's first mini truck launched. Tata Motors vehicle sales in India cross four million mark. Tata Motors unveils new long wheel base premium Indigo & X - over concept at Auto Expo 2006. Indica V2 Xeta launched. Passenger Vehicle sales in India cross one-million mark. Tata Motors and Marcopolo, Brazil, announce joint venture to manufacture fully built buses and coaches for India and markets abroad. Construction of Small Car plant at Singur, West Bengal, begins on January 21. New 2007 Indica V2 range is launched. Tata Motors launches the longwheel base Indigo XL, India's first stretch limousine. Common rail diesel (DICOR) engine extended to Indigo sedan and estate range. Tata Motors and Thonburi Automotive Assembly Plant Co. (Thonburi), announce formation of a joint venture. Ace plant at Pantnagar (Uttarakhand) begins production. Indica Vista the new generation Indica, is launched. Tata Motors' new plant for Nano to come up in Gujarat. Latest common rail diesel offering- the Indica V2 DICOR, launched. Indigo CS (Compact Sedan), world s first sub four-metre sedan, launched.


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Tata Marcopolo Motors, Dharwad plant begins production. Tata Motors launches Nano - The People's Car. Introduction of New World standard truck range. Launch of premium luxury vehicles - Jaguar XF, XFR and XKR and Land Rover Discovery 3, Range Rover Sport and Range Rover from Jaguar and Land Rover in India. Tata Nano wins the Indian Car of the Year (ICOTY) Award. Tata Ace becomes India's first 1-lakh brand in goods commercial vehicles. Appointment of Mr. Carl-Peter Forster as Managing Director of Tata Motors. Jaguar Land Rover announces opening of its Dealership in New Delhi. Tata Motors to construct heavy truck plant in Myanmar under Government of India's Line of Credit. Jaguar celebrates 50 years of iconic E-Type. Jaguar c-x75 scoops Louis Vuitton award in Paris. Tata Pixel, new city car concept for Europe, displayed at the 81st Geneva Motor Show. Range Rover Evoque wins Car Design of The Year. Tata Motors introduces the new Tata Indica eV2, the most fuel efficient car in India with 25 kmpl mileage.


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