Automobile Companies in Chennai, Car companies in Tamilnadu, India
Chennai is the biggest metro city in south India. Located near the sea and having sea port has become advantageous to Chennai to emerge as the manufacturing center for industries. Having sea port enables imports and exports makes easier.
Now Chennai is presently called as Detroit of Asia, as it is becoming hub for automobile manufacturing industry. The automobile companies in Chennai includes manufacturers and exporters of motor cycles both scooters and bikes, three wheelers, cars of all categories like hatch backs, sedans, luxury cars, buses, trucks and tractors. Auto ancillaries (component) manufacturing companies have also developed significantly in Chennai. Thus automobile industry is contributing significantly to the economy of Chennai, tamilnadu as well as Indian economy.
Apart from automobile companies tyre manufacturing companies that are big in India and global big companies like Apollo tyres, MRF, JK Tyres, Dunlop, Bridgestone and Michelin have either having manufacturing or planning to manufacture tyres in Chennai.
List of automobile companies in Chennai, Tamilnadu:
|S.No.||Automobile company||Manufacturing activity|
|1.||Hindustan motors in JV with Mitsubishi||Mitsubishi car models Mitsubishi lancer, lancer cedia, pajero, Montero, outlander|
|2.||Ford||Manufatures car models like fiesta, ikon, endeavor and figo|
|3.||Ashok Leyland||Trucks and buses|
|4.||Ashok Leyland – Nissan Joint Venture||LCV ( Light commercial vehicles)|
|5.||BMW||Luxury BMW car models BMW 3,5,6,7, m, x and Z series cars|
|7.||Hyundai motors||Hyundai car models like santro, i10, i20, accent, verna, sonata and Tucson|
|8.||Nissan||Car models Teana, Xtail and Micra|
|9.||Renault JV with Mahindra||Car model Logan|