Wheels India Limited Chennai (India)

Business overview

Wheels India Limited is company promoted by the TVS Group India s largest auto component manufacturers. Starting with a bus service in 1911 the TVS Group has grown to become one of India s largest business houses with businesses in two wheelers vehicle dealerships logistics and auto components which had a turnover of over USD 7 Billion (FY 2012 13).

Wheels India (established in 1962) is one of the largest steel wheel manufacturers in the world. The company had turnover of USD 375 Million (FY 2012 13) coming from the segments of Cars/ UVs Commercial vehicles Tractors Single Piece wheels and Construction Earth Mover wheels. The company also manufactures air suspension kits for trucks and buses. With over 15 of its turnover coming from exports particularly from the Construction Earth Mover equipment segment it is truly a global player in the auto components industry.

Wheels India started production of wheels for commercial vehicles in 1962 at our plant in Padi Chennai. The company started the production of car and tractor wheels in Padi in 1965. In 1972 the company made a foray into the construction equipment sector with Hindustan Motors (now CAT India). In 1982 the company opened its second facility in Rampur for tractor wheels. Wheels India entered the wire wheel business in 1988 and also entered the air suspension market under the brand WILRIDE . In 1998 the company opened a facility in Pune to cater to this growing automotive hub. This facility manufactures wheels for car trucks and busses.

The 2000s represented a decade of growth for the company and 2000 marked its entry to the earth mover market with 35 and 49 wheels. In 2005 the company started manufacturing forged aluminium wheels to cater to the growing after market for truck and trailer manufacturers. 2007 marked the setup of 2 new facilities in Sriperumbudur for Big EM wheels and Bawal for car wheels. In 2009 the company setup a new facility in Pantnagar to cater to the growing truck and light commercial vehicle business.

Wheels India is a partner to various Global OEMs like Ford Hyundai Tata Caterpillar John Deere Komatsu Hyundai Heavy Industries Case New Holland Leyland Tafe and Suzuki. The company has won various awards which stand as a testament to its Quality First policy to name a few CAT SQEP Silver Certification 2010 TPM Award Certification Toyota Supplier Award for Quality Cost 09 and Regional Contribution Award from Toyota in 2013 Global Suppliers Convention.

The company believes that its future lies in partnering OEMs in their growth and providing service to match. Wheels India has Launched aftermarket brand TVS WILGO for catering aftermarket needs in 2012.

Industry Automobile
Business Type Manufacturers
Establishment Year 1962
Firm Type Partnership
Expand Level National

Products & Services

Manufacturers of Wheels for Automobiles Wheels for Heavy Vehicles Wheels for Light Vehicles Wheels for Agricultural Applications.


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Contact Details

Wheels India Limited

21 Patullos Road
Chennai, 600050 (Tamil Nadu) - (India)

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