Force Motors Limited – History
Force Motors Limited is the flagship company of the Dr. Abhay Firodia Group of companies founded by Late Shri N. K. Firodia – freedom fighter and pioneering industrialist. He gave India two paradigms – the concept of ‘low cost public transport’ – the Auto rickshaw. The Tempo Matador was the first diesel light commercial vehicle in India. The word Tempo is now generic for any small goods carrier in India. The Group companies provide end-to-end technologically advanced automotive solutions, ranging from its core competence of manufacturing light transport vehicles to engines and axles for leading international OEMs to producing a large variety of critical aluminum parts for almost all leading automotive players in the country.
Force Motors has a nationwide dealer presence to serve customers across the country. The company also exports its complete range of world class products to various countries in Africa, Latin America, SAARC and ASEAN countries, Gulf and Germany.
Force Motors Manufacturing and Assembly Plants in India
In 1987, Force Motors set up a new plant at Pithampur in Madhya Pradesh, for the production of Tempo Traveller. This plant was designed and built to the specification of Daimler-Benz.
In 2015, the company was awarded a contract by BMW, the result of which is a new state-of-the-art facility in Chennai which produces and test engines and transmissions exclusively for all BMW cars and SUVs made in India. This plant can produce up to 20,000 premium engines per year.
With cooperation between Force Motors and Mercedes Benz, a state-of-the-art plant was inaugurated at Chakan, Pune in June 2016. This facility assembles and tests engines for all Mercedes Cars and SUVs made in India. The new plant has a current annual capacity of 20,000 engines and 20,000 front and rear axles.
Force Motors manufactures a range of vehicles including Small Commercial Vehicles (SCV), Light Commercial Vehicles (LCV), Multi Utility Vehicles (MUV), Special Cross Country Vehicles and Agricultural Tractors.
Manufacturing Plant at Pithampur in Madhya Pradesh
Assembly Line at Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Cars in India
- One SUV
Tractors in India
- Orchard Mini
- Orchard DLX
- Balwan 330, 400, 450, 500, 550
Force Motors Light Commercial Vehicles
- Traveller Royale
- Traveller 3050, 3350, 3700, 4020
- Traveller (Smart Citibus, Ambulance, Delivery Van, Delivery Van Wider)
- Traveller Shaktiman
- Traveller (26, 26 School Bus, School Bus)
Small Commercial Vehicles
- Trump (40, 40 Hi deck, 40 CNG Hi deck)
Multi Utility Vehicles
- Trax (Kargo King, Ambulance, Delivery van)
- Trax (Toofan, Gama, Cruiser, Cruiser Deluxe, Toofan deluxe)