Hindustan Motors

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Hindustan Motors is an automobile manufacturer from India. It is part of the Birla group of industries.

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Hindustan Motors logo.

Hindustan Motors Limited (HML), India's pioneering automobile manufacturing company and Flagship Company of the C.K. Birla Group was established just before Indian independence, in 1942 by Mr. B.M. Birla of the industrious Birla family. Commencing operations in a small assembly plant in Port Okha near Gujarat, the manufacturing facilities later moved to Uttarpara, West Bengal in 1948, where it began the production of - the Ambassador.

Hindustan Motors Limited over the years has equipped itself with state-of-the-art facilities for the production of passenger cars, trucks and multi utility vehicles.

Besides passenger cars (Ambassador, Contessa), Multi Utility Vehicles (Trekker, Porter, and Pushpak) and the RTV, Hindustan Motors also manufactures passenger cars in the mid size premium segment (Mitsubishi Lancer) and has brought in Sports Utility Vehicle( Mitsubishi Pajero) into the Indian market in collaboration with Mitsubishi Motors, Japan.

Contributing significantly to the Indian Automotive industry for over five decades, Hindustan Motors Limited's manufacturing facilities are situated in the states of Madhya Pradesh, Tamilnadu and West Bengal. Hindustan Motors Limited functions with a commitment to core values such as quality, safety, and environmental care, combined with customer-oriented total solutions.

The Plants.

Tiruvallur (Chennai)
Exclusive state-of-the art plant dedicated to the manufacture of Mitsubishi Lancer cars in technical collaboration with Mitsubishi Motors, Japan.

Uttarpara (Kolkata)
The Automobile division at Uttarpara, West Bengal near Kolkata, is engaged in the manufacture of Passenger Cars- Ambassadors, Contessa and Multi Utility Vehicles -Trekker, Porter and Pushpak.

Pithampur (Indore)
The Pithampur plant houses the Road Trusted Vehicle division, manufacturing the "RTV" brand of multi utility vehicles, in technical collaboration with OKA Motor Company, Australia.

(source: Hindustan)

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Hindustan Motors HM emblem.

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Old logo.


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