TVS Group is one of India's oldest business groups. It is a giant conglomerate with presence in diverse fields like automotive component manufacturing, automotive dealerships and electronics. Today, there are over thirty companies in the TVS Group, employing more than 40,000 people worldwide and with a turnover in excess of USD 2.2 billion.
TVS Group originated as a transport company in 1911. TV Sundaram Iyengar and Sons Limited is the parent and holding company of the TVS Group. TV Sundram Iyengar and Sons Limited has the following three divisions:
TVS and Sons: TVS and Sons is the largest automobile distribution company in India. It distributes Heavy Duty Commercial Vehicles, Jeeps and Cars. TVS and Sons represents premier automotive companies like Ashok Leyland, Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd., and Honda. The company is also one of the leading logistics solution providers and has set up state-of-the-art warehouses all over the country. TVS and Sons has also diversified into distributing a range of Garage equipments.
Sundaram Motors: Sundaram Motors distributes Heavy Duty Commercial Vehicles, Cars, and auto spare parts for several leading manufacturers. The company is also the dealer for Ashok Leyland, Honda, Fiat, Ford and Mercedes Benz.
Madras Auto Service: Madras Auto Service distributes automotive spare parts for all leading manufacturers.
Other major companies of TVS Group are:
TVS - Motor Company Limited: TVS Motor Company Limited is one of the largest two-wheeler manufacturers in India. It manufactures Motorcycles, Mopeds, Scooterettes and Scooters.
Axles India Limited
Axles India is promoted by Wheels India and Sundaram Finance, with technical support and equity participation from Dana Corporation, USA. Incorporated in 1982, the company provides axles for the entire range of medium and heavy commercial vehicles, including Pressed Axle Housings, Drive Axle Housings, Trailer Axle Beams, Hub Reduction Axle Housings and Drive Heads. The company has a manufacturing capacity of 180,000 Pressed Axle Housings annually.
Brakes India Limited
Brakes India was founded in 1962 as a joint venture between TV Sundram Iyengar & Sons and Lucas Industries, UK. The company manufactures braking equipment for automotive and non-automotive applications. Besides exporting products to 35 countries worldwide, Brakes India caters to over 60% of the domestic OEM market. Some of its manufacturing sites have been assessed at ISO 14001, ISO 9002, TS 16949 and QS 9000. The foundry division has received the prestigious Deming prize and award for TPM excellence. Sales turnover for the year 2004-05 was Rs 9,720 million (US$ 221 million). www.brakesindia.com|
Delphi-TVS Diesel Systems Limited
Delphi-TVS is a joint venture between Delphi Corporation, USA and T.V. Sundaram Iyengar & Sons, India. The company manufactures Diesel Fuel Injection Equipment for Cars, Sports Utility and Multi Utility Vehicles, Light Commercial Vehicles, Tractors, Single & Two Cylinder engines. Delphi-TVS believe that its success is based on the solid foundation of customer satisfaction, continuous innovation and total employee involvement. The company has a track record of sustained growth since it was set up. Delphi-TVS have obtained ISO/TS 16949 and ISO 14000 certifications. The company has now won the JIPM TPM Excellence Award (first category). To meet increasingly stringent emission norms, Delphi-TVS has upgraded its technology and introduced new products. Mechanical Rotary Technology has been upgraded to Electronic Rotary Technology and Delphi-TVS and has now introduced the state-of-the art-Common Rail Technology with full authority electronic controls. www.delphitvs.com|
Harita TVS Technologies Limited
Formed in 2001, Harita TVS provides Engineering Design Services to customers across US, Europe and India. With core competencies in Automotive, Industrial Machinery and Energy...