Tata Commercial Vehicles - Overview

When we talk about the commercial vehicles in India, Tata Motors is the first name that comes to our minds. The name that is synonymous with automotive excellence, reliability, and performance since its inception. Founded in 1945, the company launched its first commercial vehicle TELCO in collaboration with Daimler-Benz.

Tata Motors is ranked as the 4th largest truck manufacturer and 4th largest bus manufacturer in the world. Headquartered in Mumbai, Tata Motors Limited was formerly known as TELCO. Tata Motors has a range of vehicles to cater to every segment and GVW node, be it Small Commercial Vehicles (SCV), Light Commercial Vehicles (LCV), Intermediate Commercial Vehicles (ICV), Medium & Heavy Commercial vehicles (M&HCV). Tata 407, a Tata truck in the Light Commercial Vehicles space, is one of the biggest and most admired brands in the Indian trucks industry and recently celebrated its 30th anniversary. In 2005, Tata Motors introduced Tata Ace, India’s first mini truck for last mile intra city goods transportation. Tata Ace or widely referred to as Tata Chota Hathi truly created the small commercial vehicles segment in India. Tata Motors Commercial Vehicles division has sold 20 Lakh Tata Mini trucks till date. It unveiled the new Tata Prima range of world trucks in 2009 in association with Tata Daewoo. In the heavy trucks space, Tata Motors Commercial Vehicles pioneered the lift axle technology in the multi-axle trucks in India, by introducing Tata 3118 (12 wheeler cargo truck). Despite so many Commercial Vehicles manufacturers, 

Tata Trucks still rule the roads of India and 1 out of every 2 trucks sold in India is a Tata truck. Tata mini trucks (Small Commercial Vehicles) are again the market leaders holding over 3/4th of the industry volumes. To know about your favourite Tata truck price list or Tata bus price, submit your interest with details for us to get back to you with prevailing price at your location. In the buses space, Tata Motors Commercial Vehicles division has a range of vehicles to cater to each segment and application. Be it Tata school buses, Tata staff buses, Tata tourist buses, Tata intercity buses, Tata stage carriage buses or Tata city buses, these buses are the leaders in all segments. Tata Marcopolo Motors Ltd. (TMML) is the joint venture between Tata Motors and Marcopolo S.A. (Brazil). Under this joint venture, 2 plants have been setup at Dharwad & Lucknow for manufacturing Tata Starbus Marcopolo range of Diesel & CNG buses respectively. Again, for the mass market, Tata Cityride Buses are manufactured at its ACGL plant in Goa. Tata Ultra bus range caters to premium segment. Widest service network, ease of reparability and best in class resale value make Tata Motors Commercial Vehicles the leaders in every segment that they operate in. The company has manufacturing facilities at Jamshedpur, Pantnagar, Lucknow, Pune, and Dharwad. Apart from this, embarking a history of countless success stories, the Tata Motors overtook the South Korean manufacturer company Daewoo in 2004 and acquired the ownership of Jaguar Land Rover from the Ford group in 2004.

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