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TVS Motor Company

"Inspiration In Motion"

TVS Motor Company TVS Motor is the third largest two-wheeler manufacturer in India and ranks among the top ten globally. It is the first company in the world to be honoured with The Deming Prize for Total Quality Management. The company was the first in India to launch 2-seater 50cc moped and 100cc Indo-Japanese motorcycles. At present TVS Apache, TVS Victor, TVS Scooty, TVS Centra and TVS Fiero are the popular bikes in Indian market.

Quick Facts
Founder T V Sundaram Iyengar
Country India
Year of Establishment August 1980 (TVS Group in 1911)
Industry Manufacturing of two-wheelers and auto components
Business Group TVS Group
Listings & its codes NSE
TVS Motor Company Limited: TVSMOTOR
TVS Motor Company Limited: TVS-SUZUKI
TVS Motor Company Ltd.: 532343
Head Office TVS Motor Company
Jayalakshmi Estates V Floor
8, Haddows Road, Chennai - 600006
Tel.: +(91)-(44)-28272233
Fax: +(91)-(44)-28257121
Factory Post Box No. 4
Harita, Hosur - 635 109
Tel.: +(91)-(4344)-276780
Fax: +(91)-(4344)-276878

Post Box No.1
Byathahalli Village, Kadakola Post
Mysore - 571 311
Tel.: +(91)-(821)-2596561
Fax: +(91)-(821)-2596550/ 2596553
Segment and Brands Milestones
  • India's first 2 seater 50cc Moped TVS 50, launched in Aug.
  • 1984
  • First Indian Company to introduce 100cc Indo-Japanese motorcycles in Sept.
  • 1994
  • Launched first indigenous Scooterette (sub-100 cc variomatic scooters), TVS Scooty in June.
  • 1996
  • Introduced first catalytic converter enabled motorcycle, the 110cc Shogun in Dec.
  • 1997
  • Launched India's first 5-speed motorcycle, the Shaolin in Oct.
  • 2000
  • Launched TVS Fiero, India's first 150 cc, 4 stroke motorcycle in April.
  • 2001
  • Launched TVS Victor, 4-stroke 110 cc motorcycle, in August, India's first fully indigenously designed and manufactured motorcycle.
  • 2004
  • Launched TVS Centra in January, a world-class 4-stroke 100 cc motorcycle with the revolutionary VT-i Engines for best-in-class mileage.
  • Launched TVS Star in Sept, a 100 cc motorcycle which is ideal for rough terrain.

  • Company Flashback
    TVS Motor Company Limited is the flagship company of TVS Group, the USD 2.2 billion group. The Group is the third largest two-wheeler manufacturer in India and globally among the top ten, with an annual turnover of over USD 650 million.

    Currently, the group has more than 30 companies and employs over 40,000 people worldwide. With steady growth, expansion and diversification, it commands a strong presence in the manufacturing of two-wheelers, auto components and computer peripherals. They also have vibrant businesses in the distribution of heavy commercial vehicles (HCV) passenger cars, finance and insurance.

    1980 is the red letter year for TVS when India's first two-seater moped rolled out. It ushered in an era of affordable personal transportation.

    Globally, TVS Motor Company is the first two-wheeler manufacturer to be honoured with the hallmark of Japanese Quality - The Deming Prize for Total Quality Management.

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