Tata Motors Limited
) is an Indian multinational automotive
corporation headquartered in Mumbai
, India. It is the eighteenth largest motor vehicle
manufacturing company in the world by volume. Part of the Tata Group
. Its products include passenger cars, trucks, vans and coaches. Tata Motors has been ranked 314th in the Fortune Global 500
rankings of the world's biggest corporations for the year 2012.
Tata Motors is South Asia’s largest automobile company; it is the leader in commercial vehicles
and among the top three in passenger vehicles. Worldwide it is the world's fourth-largest truck manufacturer and second-largest bus manufacturer.
It has auto manufacturing and assembly plants in Jamshedpur
, India, as well as in Argentina, South Africa, Thailand and the United Kingdom. Tata Motors has produced and sold over 6.5 million vehicles in India since 1954.
Originally a manufacturer of locomotives
, the company manufactured its first commercial vehicle in 1954 in a collaboration with Daimler-Benz
AG, which ended in 1969.
In 2010, Tata Motors surpassed Reliance to win the coveted title of 'India's most valuable brand' in an annual survey conducted by Brand Finance
and The Economic Times
. Tata Motors was ranked as India's 3rd Most Reputed Car manufacturer 
in the Reputation Benchmark Study - Auto (Cars) Sector, launched in April 2012.
Tata Motors is a cross-listed company
; its stock trades on the Bombay Stock Exchange
and the New York Stock Exchange