Profile: Tata Motors Ltd (TTM)
18 Dec 2013
Tata Motors Limited, incorporated on September 1, 1945, is an automobile company. Through its other subsidiary, the Company is engaged in providing engineering and automotive solutions, construction equipment manufacturing, automotive vehicle components manufacturing and supply chain activities, machine tools and factory automation solutions, high-precision tooling and plastic and electronic components for automotive and computer applications, and automotive retailing and service operations. It operates in two segments: automotive operations and all other operations. Its automotive operations include all activities relating to development, design, manufacture, assembly and sale of vehicles, including financing thereof, as well as sale of related parts and accessories. Its other operations business segment includes information technology (IT) services and machine tools and factory automation solutions. During the fiscal year ended March 31, 2012 (fiscal 2012), the Company sold 1,269,483 vehicles, consisting of 955,233 units of Tata and other brand vehicles and 314,250 units of Jaguar Land Rover vehicles.
The Company also manufactures engines for industrial and marine applications, aggregates such as axles and transmissions for commercial vehicles and factory automation equipment. The offers a portfolio of automotive products, ranging from sub 1 ton to 49 ton gross vehicle weight (GVW), trucks (including pickup trucks) to small, medium, and buses and coaches to passenger cars, including the affordable car-the Tata Nano, luxury cars and sport utility vehicles (SUVs).
As of March 31, 2012, the Company operated six principal automotive manufacturing facilities in India: at Jamshedpur in the State of Jharkhand, at Pune in the state of Maharashtra, at Lucknow in the state of Uttar Pradesh, at Pantnagar in the state of Uttarakhand, Sanand in the state of Gujarat and at Dharwad in the state of Karnataka. It also operates three principal automotive manufacturing facilities in the United Kingdom through its Jaguar Land Rover business: at Solihull in the West Midlands, Castle Bromwich in the West Midlands and at Halewood in Liverpool.
The Company produces a range of automotive products, including Passenger Cars, Utility Vehicles (UV), Light Commercial Vehicles and Medium and Heavy Commercial Vehicles. Its passenger cars include the small car- the Tata Nano, the compact cars-Indica and the Indica Vista, the mid-sized cars- Indigo and the Indigo Manza. Jaguar has established its presence in the premium car segment. Jaguar produces three car lines XK Sports car (coupe and convertible), XF Saloon and XJ Saloon. It manufacture a number of UVs, including the Sumo, and the SUV, Tata Safari the lifestyle pickup, the Xenon XT and the crossover vehicle, the Aria and the multipurpose utility vehicle (MPV), the Venture.
The Company manufactures a variety of light commercial vehicles (LCVs), including pickup trucks, trucks and buses with a GVW (including payload) of between 1.2 ton and 7.5 tons. This also includes the Ace, indigenously developed mini-truck with a 0.75 ton payload in different fuel options, Super Ace with a 1 ton payload, Ace Zip with a 0.6 ton payload, the Magic and Magic Iris, both passenger variants for commercial transportation developed on the Ace platform, and the Winger.
The Company manufactures a variety of medium and heavy commercial vehicles (M&HCVs), which include trucks, tractors, buses, tippers, and multi-axled vehicles with GVW (including payload) of between 8 tons and 49 tons. Through Tata Daewoo Commercial Vehicle Co. Ltd. (TDCV), it manufacture a range of high horsepower trucks ranging from 215 horsepower to 560 horsepower, including dump trucks, tractor-trailers, mixers and cargo vehicles.
Tata Technologies Limited (TTL) , the Company’s 72.41% owned subsidiary, is engaged in providing specialized engineering & design services, product lifecycle management and product-centric IT services to global manufacturers. TML Distribution Company Limited (TDCL), its wholly owned subsidiary, provides distribution and logistics support for distribution of our products throughout India. Its wholly owned subsidiary, Tata Motors Insurance Broking and Advisory Services Limited, undertakes the business of insurance and reinsurance broking.
The Company competes with Audi, BMW, Mercedes Benz, Infiniti, Lexus, Porsche, Volkswagen, Isuzu, Nissan and Toyota.
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