Hindustan Motors MD nominated to SIAM’s executive committeeSeptember 27, 2012 by: Deepak
The CEO and Managing Director of Hindustan Motors Ltd has been nominated as a co-opted member of the executive committee of Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) for the year 2012-13. SIAM’s executive committee was reconstituted with newly elected members and co-opted members at its first meeting held recently in New Delhi.
A veteran of the manufacturing industry with over 26 years’ experience, Mr. Bose is known as a turnaround expert. He has headed several reputed and leading companies in India, United Kingdom and West Asia.
About Hindustan Motors Limited
Hindustan Motors Limited, the flagship venture of the multi-billion dollar CK Birla Group, was established during the pre-Independence era at Port Okha in Gujarat. Operations were moved in 1948 to Uttarpara in district Hooghly, West Bengal, where the company began the production of the iconic Ambassador.
Equipped with integrated facilities such as press shop, forge shop, foundry, machine shop and aggregate assembly units for engines, axles etc, the company currently manufactures Ambassador (1500 and 2000 cc diesel, 1800 cc petrol, CNG and LPG variants) in the passenger car segment, light commercial vehicle 1-tonne payload mini-truck Winner 1.5 XD PLUS (diesel) and Winner 1.8 XD PLUS (CNG), and auto components at its Uttarpara plant. The company also runs operations at Pithampur near Indore in Madhya Pradesh where it produces both variants of Winner.
Hindustan Motors entered into technical collaboration with Mitsubishi Motors Corporation of Japan in 1998. Under this license, HM manufactures/markets premium Mitsubishi passenger vehicles from its third plant situated at Tiruvallur and office in Chennai in Tamil Nadu. Lancer was the first Mitsubishi vehicle to be introduced in India by HM in 1998 and it was followed by Pajero SFX (2002), Cedia (2006), Montero (2009), Outlander (2010) and Lancer Evolution X in 2010. Special edition variants of some of these vehicles were also launched in between. Pajero Sport, which was launched on March 12, 2012, is the latest member of the HM-Mitsubishi group of vehicles in India.
Hindustan Motors is committed to core values of quality, safety, environmental care and holistic customer orientation.