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HINDUSTAN Brand History
Hindustan Motors is not the name of an international lawn mower manufacturer but that of probably the most prominent Indian car maker. Part of the Birla Group, Hindustan cars have been around for over 60 years, being some of the most popular Indian automobiles. The company's early activity and ulterior development is strongly connected to British colonialism. Shortly after its inception in 1942, Hindustan started working on their first model, the Landmaster with technology borrowed from British manufacturer Morris.
The vehicle, basically an Indian version of the Oxford Morris, was quickly followed by takes on other models such as the Morris Minor. Re-named as the “Baby Hindustan”, the car was quick to aid the company in gaining popularity. By the time the 50's came, the company had risen in popularity and vehicle demands enough to outgrow its facility in Port Okha near Gujarat to move production to a bigger plant in Uttarpara, West Bengal.
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