India Automobiles Ltd (FIAL) has rolled out the 300,000th car and from its Ranjangaon
plant in Pune. This plant rolled out its 500,000th engine in August 2013. FIAL is a joint venture between Fiat S.p.A and
Tata Motors. FIAL also produces and supplies petrol and diesel engines to
leading automobile companies in India like Maruti Suzuki and TATA Motors.
plant is capable of producing 200,000 cars and 300,000 engines annually besides
300,000 parts and accessories. FIAL manufactures the Linea, Grande Punto, Tata
Manza, Indica Vista and Indica V2 from
this facility. The facility also manufactures Fiat’s successful 1.3 litre
Multijet diesel engine and 1.2 & 1.4 litre Fire gasoline engine. The
investment in this Ranjangaon facility
already exceeds Rs.4,000 crore.
facility supports both the partners, Fiat and Tata Motors. According to a
company statement, spokespeople of both partners share that the Ranjangaon
facility will continue to produce world class products that demonstrate
engineering ingenuity keeping the current market needs in mind. “The
manufacturing facility has enabled us to leverage synergetic benefits and will
further aid us in tapping the potential that the growing Indian market has to
offer. The facility will also be utilized for manufacturing of some of the new
products that will be launched in future by both the partners,” they said.
manufacturing facility is spread over 200 acres and is located at Ranjangaon near
Pune. Over 4000 highly trained personnel are directly or indirectly employed by
Picture of new Linea for representation
purpose only: courtesy Fiat
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