The oldest Indian manufacturer «Hindustan Motors Ltd» was opened in 1942. The head office is located in Hubli. Some shares of «Hindustan Motors Ltd» was bought by Japanese company Mitsubishi.
Indian company produces such vehicles as Ambassador, Ambassador Nova and Contessa Classic, derived from Morris Oxford sedan 1948.
Cars of Lancer, Pajero and several other models of SUVs are manufactured for the domestic market of India together with Mitsubishi.
A number of contracts were signed with Ford about the assembly of engines for the model of Fusion at the plant of Hindustan Motors in Pitampure in early 2002.