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 Automobiles
Business Type Manufacturer
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.

WHEELS
HEAVY VECHICLE WHEEL
LIGHT VECHICLE WHEEL
AGRICULTURAL APPLICATION WHEEL
OFF ROAD CONSTRUCTION WHEEL
WIRE WHEEL
FORGED ALUMINIUM WHEEL.

Product Catalogue (6)

Wheels For Agricultural Applications

Wheels For Agricultural Applications

Tractors, Combines, Farm Equipments etc.

  • Wheels for both steer and traction axles.
  • Tractor Rear wheels for both Fixed Track (Welded Disc) and Adjustable (Bolted Disc).
  • Cathodic Electrophoretic Dip (CED) painting & top-coat color options.
  • Wheels for rough terrains & severe farming applications.
  • Flexible manufacturing setups - small lots can be serviced.
  • Wheels for both disc-brakes and drum-brakes.

  • Wire Wheels

    Wire Wheels

    For Contemprorary & Classic Cars, MUV's & SUV's. *Classic Styling - Built with latest materials and technology, while preserving classic styling. *Wheels are built to last. Durability is ensured by testing to international standards. *In-house R & D, to develop wheels to suit specific vehicle applications too. *High strength steel spokes and nipples. Options exist for high corrosion resistant stainless steel components as well as full stainless steel wheels. *Precision machined parts to ens

    Wheels For Light Vehicles

    Wheels For Light Vehicles

    Passenger Cars, Mini Vans, SUV's & MUV's

  • Single-piece wheel wherein the disk and rim are welded together.
  • Wheels for both tube and tubeless tyres.
  • Services provided for wheel and tyre assembly.
  • Expertise to offer light-weight wheels using micro-alloysteel, thereby incorporating ultrahigh strength and product life.
  • Cathodic Electrophoretic Dip (CED) painting & top-coat colour options.
  • Styled Steel Wheels with Alloy,better appearence and improved brake space, availabi

  • Wheels For Heavy Vehicles

    Wheels For Heavy Vehicles

    Trucks, Buses, Light Commercial Vehicles, Trailers, Tippers etc. Capability to manufacture:

  • Tube and tubeless type applications.
  • Single, two and three piece wheels available.
  • Disc wheels and De mountable wheels.
  • Hub and stud piloted.
  • Patented rim design fully optimised for severe operating conditions.

  • Air Suspension Systems

    Air Suspension Systems

    Wheels India has developed "Air Suspension Systems" which are being marketed under the brand name NEURIDE. *NEURIDE is the pioneer in Air Suspension Systems in India. *NEURIDE has been specially designed for Indian road conditions. *There are approximately 1000 buses on the roads, using NEURIDE Air Suspension Systems. *Our initial technical know-how was aquired from DUNLOP, UK (now acquired by Trelleborg). *NEURIDE Air Suspension Systems are currently being manufactured by Wheels India L

    Wheels For Off-Road Construction Equipments

    Wheels For Off-Road Construction Equipments

    Dumpers, Loaders etc.

  • Capability to manufacture 3-piece and 5-piece wheels.
  • Range extends from 25" to 63".
  • Flexible manufacturing system allows small lots to be serviced.
  • Colour option available.

  • Contact Details

    Wheels India Limited

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



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