Tata – Time Line

Tata – Leadership with Trust

At Tatas, we believe that if we are not among the top three in an industry, we should look seriously at what it would take to become one of the top three players.. or think about exiting the industry

Ratan Tata, Chairman – Tata Groups

The Tata Group is today India’s largest conglomerate.One of the strongest company in Tata group is Tata Motors company…….

The growth of Tata Motors Company is shown as Time line here.

1954 – Tata launched the first Mercedez Benz Diesel Truck – Telco

1958 -  India's First Prime minister at Tata Apprentice shop - Jamshedpur
1958 – India’s First Prime minister at Tata Apprentice shop – Jamshedpur
1965 - The owner of the first Mercedez Benz Diesel Truck,Sardar Kartar Singh is presented with the key of the 100000th Truck
1965 – The owner of the first Mercedez Benz Diesel Truck,Sardar Kartar Singh is presented with the key of the 100000th Truck
1969 - Employees cheer as the first Tata branded truck rolls out, ending the collaboration with Daimler Benz, Germany
1969 – Employees cheer as the first Tata branded truck rolls out, ending the collaboration with Daimler Benz, Germany
1977 - Tata manufactures its first commercial vehicle at its plant in Pune
1977 – Tata manufactures its first commercial vehicle at its plant in Pune
1986 - Tata launches its first light commercial vehicle from Telco, the Tata 407
1986 – Tata launches its first light commercial vehicle from Telco, the Tata 407
1992 - Tata Estate, Telco's second passenger vehicle launched by JRD Tata and Ratan Tata
1992 – Tata Estate, Telco’s second passenger vehicle launched by JRD Tata and Ratan Tata
1994 -Tata Motors released its multi-utility car, Tata Sumo in the year 1994. After that, there was no stopping the car manufacturing unit
1994 -Tata Motors released its multi-utility car, Tata Sumo in the year 1994. After that, there was no stopping the car manufacturing unit
1998 - Ratan Tata drives the first Tata Indica off the assembly line.
1998 – Ratan Tata drives the first Tata Indica off the assembly line.
1998 - Tata Motors produced an SUV, Tata Safari. It was the first SUV to be designed, developed and manufactured entirely in India.
1998 – Tata Motors produced an SUV, Tata Safari. It was the first SUV to be designed, developed and manufactured entirely in India.
2002 - Tata introduced India's most competitive indigenous sedan, the Indigo.
2002 – Tata introduced India’s most competitive indigenous sedan, the Indigo.
2003 - Tata Engineering formally changes to Tata Motors.
2003 – Tata Engineering formally changes to Tata Motors.
2004 - Tata Motors acquires Daewoo Commercial Vehicle Company, South Korea. The first range of Tata Novus vehicles from Tata Daewoo is launched soon after.
2004 – Tata Motors acquires Daewoo Commercial Vehicle Company, South Korea. The first range of Tata Novus vehicles from Tata Daewoo is launched soon after.
2004 - Tata Motors starts its globalisation drive and launches the Tata Indica in South Africa.
2004 – Tata Motors starts its globalisation drive and launches the Tata Indica in South Africa.
2008 - Tata Motors launched the most-awaited car of the year, its one-lakh car called Nano, at the 9th Auto Expo
2008 – Tata Motors launched the most-awaited car of the year, its one-lakh car called Nano, at the 9th Auto Expo
2008 - Tata acquired two great British car brands Land Rover and Jaguar
2008 – Tata acquired two great British car brands Land Rover and Jaguar
2010 - Tata Marcopolo Motors Ltd.- a joint venture between Marcopolo and Tata Motors delivered the first LNG hybrid Electric Starbus developed to New Delhi Public Transport
2010 – Tata Marcopolo Motors Ltd.- a joint venture between Marcopolo and Tata Motors delivered the first LNG hybrid Electric Starbus to New Delhi Public Transport