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Tata Motors

Company nameTata Motors Limited
Company typePublic company
SloganMore Dreams Per Car
Founder(s)JRD Tata
HeadquartersMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Area servedWorldwide
Key peopleRatan Tata, Chairman
Ravi Kant, Vice Chairman
Carl Peter Forster, CEO
Prakash Telang, MD (India Operations)
Ravi Pisharody, President (CVBU)
ServicesOutsourced Engineering and Design
Revenue(+) 123133 Crore (2011)
Net income(+) 9274 Crore (2011)
Total assets(+) $20.192 billion (2010)
Total equity(+) $2.224 billion (2010)
Employees50,000 (2010)
ParentTata Group
SubsidiaryJaguar Land Rover
Tata Hispano

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Tata Motors Limited (NSE - TATAMOTORS, BSE - 500570, NYSE - TTM, NASDAQ - TTM) 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).

Tata Motors is India’s largest automobile company, with consolidated net profit of 9274 Crore in 2010 11. It is the leader in commercial vehicles and among the top three in passenger vehicles. Tata Motors has products in the compact, midsize car and utility vehicle segments. The company is the world's fourth largest truck manufacturer, the world's second largest bus manufacturer, and employs 50,000 workers. Tata Motors has produced and sold over 4 million vehicles in India since 1954.

Established in 1945, when the company began manufacturing locomotives, the company manufactured its first commercial vehicle in 1954 in a collaboration with Daimler-Benz AG, which ended in 1969. Tata Motors is a dual-listed company traded on both the Bombay Stock Exchange and New York Stock Exchange. In 2010, Tata Motors surpassed Reliance to win the coveted title of 'India's most valuable brand' in an annual survey conducted by Brand Finance and The Economic Times.

Tata Motors has auto manufacturing and assembly plants in Jamshedpur, Pantnagar, Lucknow, Sanand, Dharwad and Pune in India, as well as in Argentina, South Africa, Thailand and the United Kingdom.

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