Mahindra and Mahindra Limited (M&M) is an Indian multinational automobile manufacturing corporation. It is one of the largest vehicle manufacturers by production in India and the largest manufacturer of tractors in the world. They are India’s No.1 UV maker with a portfolio of category-defining UVs that are tough, reliable, refined and built to thrill. They also offer a complete portfolio – electric vehicles to SUVs; pick-ups to heavy commercial vehicles.
History of Mahindra
Mahindra & Mahindra was set up as a steel trading company in 1945 in Ludhiana as Mahindra & Mohammed by brothers K.C. Mahindra and J.C. Mahindra and Malik Ghulam Mohammed. After India gained independence and Pakistan was formed, Mohammed emigrated to Pakistan where he became that country’s first finance minister. The company changed its name to M & M in 1948 and presently it is headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.[i]
Today, M & M is a key player in the utility vehicle manufacturing and branding sectors in the Indian automobile industry with its flagship Mahindra XUV500 and uses India’s growing global market presence in both the automotive and farming industries to push its products in other countries.
M&M also has a controlling stake in the REVA Electric Car Company and acquired South Korea’s SsangYong Motor Company in 2011.
Manufacturing Plants in India
It has Manufacturing Plants in Nagpur for farm Tractors, Mumbai for Passenger vehicles and Farm Tractors, Nashik for Passenger vehicles, Bengaluru for Passenger vehicles, Haridwar for Commercial vehicles, Jaipur for Farm Tractors, Punjab for Farm Tractors & Agri Equipment’s, and Telangana for Commercial Vehicles.
Reva Green Manufacturing facility in Bengaluru
Awards and Achievements
- Numero Uno Dealership in the Country 6 times in a row, since 2004
- Rated No.1 by JD Power(All India)for CSI and SSI,in H1 of 2006-07
- Best HR Practices in 2003-04, 04-05, 05-06, 06-07 and 07-08
- Best Vehicle Sales Performance in South India in 2003-04, 04-05 & 05-06
- Best Spare Parts & Accessories Sales Performance Since 2004-05
- Best systems and Processes among the dealers in 2004-05 & 07-08
- All India No.1 in Corporate sales 2011-12
- All India Runner up in vehicle sales 2011-12 & 12-13
Learn more about the Awards and Achievements by different Car Brands here.
Popular Mahindra Models in India
- KUV 100
- Verito Vibe CS
- E2o Plus
- Scorpio Getaway
- E Verito
SsangYong Motor Company is the fourth largest South Korea-based automobile manufacturer. It is a subsidiary of Indian multinational Mahindra & Mahindra Limited. Since its inception in 1954, the SsangYong Motor Company has become one of the leading automobile manufacturers of South Korea. The company’s commitment towards providing a better future with better engineering and design has led to its success in over 90 countries with a wide range of SUVs and Crossovers.
The highly stylized and sophisticated SsangYong Tivoli recently celebrated its one year anniversary in Sri Lanka. Learn more about it here.
Popular Ssangyong Car Models in India