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The historic Tata Motors journey

March 20, 2009

1991-94: Passenger car

In 1991, TELCO launched Tata Sierra, the first indigenously passenger car. The same year the company also rolled out its millionth vehicle.

While in 1992 Tata Estate was launched, in 1994, Tata Sumo, the first multi-utility vehicle rolled out from the Tata Motors stable.

In 1993, the company entered into a joint venture agreement with Cummins Engine Co Inc for manufacturing high horsepower and emission friendly diesel engines.

A year later, it signed another JV, and this time with Daimler-Benz for manufacturing Mercedes Benz passenger cars in India.

Image: Sumo Victa. | Photograph, courtesy: Tata Motors Ltd
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