15 Facts About Bajaj Auto


Bajaj Auto Limited is an Indian multinational automotive manufacturing company based in Pune.

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Bajaj Auto is the world's third-largest manufacturer of motorcycles and the second-largest in India.

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In December 2020, Bajaj Auto crossed a market capitalisation of 1 trillion, making it the world's most valuable two-wheeler company.

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In 1984, Bajaj Auto signed a technical assistance agreement with Kawasaki, cooperating to expand production and sales of motorcycles in the local market.

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In December 2020, Bajaj Auto started discussions on swapping its stake from KTM to KTM's controlling shareholder Pierer Mobility, a subsidiary of Pierer Industrie.

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On 26 May 2008, Bajaj Auto Limited was split off into three corporate entities — Bajaj Finserv Limited, Bajaj Auto Ltd, and Bajaj Holdings and Investment Ltd .

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On 26 November 2019, Bajaj Auto invested about ?57 crore in bicycle and electric scooter rental startup Yulu.

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Bajaj Auto is the first Indian two-wheeler manufacturer to deliver 4-stroke commuter motorcycles with sporty performance for the Indian market.

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Motorcycles produced by Bajaj Auto include the CT 100 Platina, Discover, Pulsar, Avenger, and Dominar.

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In Indonesia, Bajaj three-wheelers are described as "iconic" and "ubiquitous" to the point that the word bajaj is used to refer to auto rickshaws of any kind.

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On 3 January 2012, Bajaj auto unveiled the Bajaj Qute, a mini car for intra-city urban transportation, which is legally classified as a quadricycle.

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Bajaj Auto launched its first electric scooter, the Chetak, in India in January 2020.

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In December 2021, Bajaj Auto announced an investment of 300 crore to build an electric vehicle production facility in Pune.

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Bajaj Auto's equity shares are listed on Bombay Stock Exchange where it is a constituent of the BSE SENSEX index, and the National Stock Exchange of India where it is a constituent of the CNX Nifty.

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Bajaj Auto was headed by Rahul Bajaj until 2005 whose net worth was around US$2 billion in March 2013.

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