8 March, 2010
Tata Motors today has been declared as the Commercial Vehicle Maker of the Year in the ‘CV’ Commercial Vehicles Awards 2010, instituted by CV (Commercial Vehicle) magazine. The award was bestowed to Tata Motors for staying the course in a challenging environment in 2009 and launching a whole host of products, which are going to change the face of the Indian industry and also bring it at par with the global commercial vehicles industry.
Tata Motors also received two other awards. The Prima was accorded with the ‘Commercial Vehicle of the Year’ award, cutting across all types of commercial vehicles – goods carriers or buses, large or small and four-wheelers or three-wheelers and the Prima 4028 S was adjudged the “HCV Truck of the Year” in the Prime Mover category.
This is the first time that awards dedicated to commercial vehicles have been instituted. The award ceremony was attended by the leadership of companies from across the country.
About Tata Motors
Tata Motors is India’s largest automobile company, with consolidated revenues of Rs.70,938.85 crores ($ 14 billion) in 2008-09. Through subsidiaries and associate companies, Tata Motors has operations in the UK, South Korea, Thailand and Spain. Among them is Jaguar Land Rover, the business comprising the two iconic British brands. It also has an industrial joint venture with Fiat in India. With over 4 million Tata vehicles plying in India, Tata Motors is the country”s market leader in commercial vehicles and among the top three in passenger vehicles. It is also the world’s fourth largest truck manufacturer and the second largest bus manufacturer. Tata cars, buses and trucks are being marketed in several countries in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, South Asia, South East Asia and South America. (www.tatamotors.com )