Mahindra makes half a million cars a year

From humble beginnings producing the Willys Jeep in the 1940s, we are now famous for our rugged and reliable automobiles.

We are a US$ 20.7 billion multinational group, with a presence in more than 100 countries and employing over 240,000 people, spanning 20 key industries and 11 diverse sectors (from Aerospace to Automotive, Farm Equipment to I.T.)

Since our genesis in 1945, we’ve been connected to the world through partnerships, growing presence in multiple geographies, a diverse and multinational workforce. We have significant shareholdings in Mitsubishi Agricultural Machinery (Japan), Peugeot Scooters (France), SsangYong Motor (Korea), and in 2015 secured ownership of the iconic Italian design company, Pininfarina.

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The road, the farm, the sky and beyond
Mahindra Aerospace is a global supplier of sheet metal and machined components for the aerospace industry. Mahindra also owns Australian brand, Airvan and now continues production of the safest, most durable, versatile and economical utility aircraft in the world.
It started with a legend
In the late 30’s with war fast approaching, the U.S. Army gave 135 car makers the chance to bid for their military contract. However, due to a demanding features list and 6 week deadline only two companies; Bantam and Willys, made a bid.
With the Willys MB being the more powerful of the two, they won the contract, and went into production in 1941. The Jeep was regarded to have modernised warfare, with Eisenhower stating the allies “could not have won the war without it”.
After WW2 the Jeep became a social icon, and began to garner fierce loyalty among 4WD enthusiasts. Mahindra was awarded the contract to produce Jeeps in 1947, and has been passionate about improving and refining this hugely capable off-roader ever since.
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