Automotive Axles Limited Description
A joint venture of Kalyani Group and Meritor Inc., USA, Automotive Axles Limited was established in 1981. The company has manufacturing facilities available at Mysore and Jamshedpur. The products that they manufacture are drive axles, non- drive axles, front steer axles, specialty & defense axles and drum and disc brakes. The company tends to introduce new products regularly to meet the never ending needs of the commercial vehicle market. The products are delivered to major domestic and global manufacturers of trucks and buses that revolve around segments like light, medium and heavy commercial vehicles, military and off highway vehicles and exports. Currently, the company is one of the largest independent manufacturers of rear drive axle assemblies in the country. With more than thirty years of experience in producing such products, the company has mastered the field. Over the past three decades the company has managed to draw interesting domestic clients that include Ashok Leyland, Tata Motors, Asia Motor Works, Daimler Indi, Volvo India, MAN Trucks pvt ltd, Sonalika, and many more. The company also exports axle parts to USA, France, Italy, China, Brazil and Australia. The company wants to be a world class quality manufacturer of axles, providing new ideas to their clients at competitive price, that brings out the mobility, safety and environment and retain leadership. AAL has two partners: Meritor HVS (India) Ltd and Bangalore Technical Center (BTC). Meritor HVS (India) Limited is located in Mysore, Karnataka. The company is engaged in designing, developing and marketing of drive axles drum brakes, air disc brake assemblies for commercial vehicles. Bangalore Technical Center focuses on product engineering, product benchmarking, prototyping, validation and other such services. The company has submitted about 20 patent applications, and 50% of these applications have received patents as rewards in North America and Europe.