Force Motors Limited is the flagship company of the Dr. Abhay Firodia Group, a firm focusing exclusively in the automotive domain. From 1958 until 2005 the company was known as Bajaj Tempo Motors, because it originated as a joint venture between Bachraj Trading Ltd. and Germany’s Tempo.
The company is a pioneer of India’s LCV Industry and is well known for brands like the Tempo, Matador, Minidor and Traveller. Over the last five decades it has partnered with global manufacturers including Daimler, ZF, Bosch, and MAN. These associations have enabled the company to move away from its outdated earlier products.
Force Motors is India’s largest van maker and enjoys market leadership position. The company is completely vertically integrated, making its own engines, chassis, gear boxes, axles, bodies, etc. for the entire product range including Small Commercial Vehicles (SCV), Light Commercial Vehicles (LCV), Multi Utility Vehicles (MUV), Special Cross Country Vehicles and Agricultural Tractors.
Force Motors ranks 327th (2016) amongst India’s Fortune 500 Companies.