Type of Company: Public
Founded in: 1945
Headquarters: Pune, India
Products: scooters, motorcycles and auto rickshaw.
Bajaj Auto Ltd. is an important Indian automobile manufacturer. Bajaj Auto is the second largest two-wheeler manufacturer in India and one of the largest in the world. It is also the earliest one in India to venture into automobile manufacturing. The company produces and exports scooters, motorcycles and the auto rickshaw. Bajaj Auto is based in Pune, Maharashtra, with plants in Akurdi and Chakan, Waluj and Pantnagar in Uttarakhand.
Bajaj Auto Limited was founded on November 29, 1945. At that time it was known as M/s Bachraj Trading Corporation Private Limited. The company initially sold imported two- and three-wheelers in India. In 1959, Bajaj Auto obtained license from the Government of India to manufacture two- and three-wheelers in the country. In 1960, Bajaj Auto became a public limited company.
Over the last few years, Bajaj Auto has smartly and successfully transformed its image from a scooter manufacturer to a two wheeler manufacturer. At present, the product range of Bajaj Auto includes Scooters, Scooterettes and Motorcycles. The last few years have seen company's real growth in numbers after it successfully introduced a number of new models in various segments of the fast growing bike market in India. In fact, Bajaj Auto smartly introduced new segments in the motorcycle market to take on its arch rival and market leader Hero Honda.
Bajaj Avenger is a cruiser bike from the stable of Bajaj Auto. Bajaj Avenger is modeled along the lines of Kawasaki Eliminator as it draws the styling and other design cues from Bajaj Eliminator which had an air-cooled, single cylinder Kawasaki engine.
Bajaj CT 100
Bajaj CT 100 is a 100 CC entry-level bike from Bajaj Auto. Bajaj CT 100 clearly targets the value-for-money conscious young bike buyer and offers build quality and trim levels of higher-end bikes at a price closer to that of a traditional metal-bodied scooter.
Baja Platina is a bike built by the Bajaj Auto. Baja Platina borrows extensively from the Bajaj Wind and Bajaj CT 100 models. There are two variants of Platina having engine capacities of 100 CC and 125 CC.
Bajaj Discover DTSi
Bajaj Discover DTSi is a 125 cc bike. The Bajaj Discover has been the highest selling 125 cc bike in India since its inception and far ahead of other bikes in its segment. It is equipped with world’s first 125cc DTSi engine which gives best in class power of 8.47kW (11.51Ps).
Bajaj Pulsar DTSi
Bajaj Pulsar has achieved the status of a cult bike in India. The sturdy and macho looking bike has been hugely popular in the Indian motorcycle market and is largely responsible for changing the 'scooter manufacturer' image of Bajaj Auto.
Bajaj Wave scooterette borrows heavily from the old Bajaj Saffire in terms of the overall design but it comes with several new refinements. Bajaj has incorporated its patented DTSi (Digital Twin Spark Ignition) technology and Exhaust TEC into Bajaj Wave.
Bajaj Wind 125
Bajaj Wind* 125 is an executive segment, upright postured, fuel efficient bike from Bajaj Auto. Though manufactured in India, Bajaj Wind 125 is available only for select international markets.