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Tata AutoComp adds luxury to Tata Manza

5 November 2009

Tata AutoComp Systems Limited (Tata AutoComp), one of India’s leading auto component conglomerates, today announced significant contribution of the company in engineering, design and supplying of components to the Tata Manza.

Tata AutoComp Systems has contributed the following components for Tata Manza:

Company/Joint Venture Components

Tata AutoComp Systems Limited - Interiors and Plastics Division

Cockpit Module assembly, Door Trim Assembly, Bumper assembly with Grill, Rub rails, Interior trims, Boot scuff plate and Exterior trims

Tata Johnson Controls Automotive

Seating Systems

Tata Toyo Radiator

Integrated module comprising of Radiator, Fan, Motor, Shroud, Intercooler, Condenser, Frame and allied parts

Tata Yazaki Autocomp

Modular Type Fuse Box and Wiring Harnesses with Connectors

Tata Visteon Automotive

Integrated Head Lamp Module

Tata Ficosa Automotive

Gear Shifters, rear view mirror sets & washer systems

T C Springs

Front and Rear Coil Springs and Front Torsion Bar

Automotive Stampings & Assemblies Limited

Various functional and safety related stamping parts and assemblies

The Manza is positioned as a luxury sedan and the challenge was to ensure that the components accentuate style and luxury of the vehicle.

Engine Cooling Systems (supplied by Tata Toyo Radiator):
A fully integrated Front End Module which incorporates the radiator, fan motor, shroud, condenser and accessories was designed and developed. Traditionally, these are supplied as individual components which get assembled at the car makers’ end. By developing an integrated module, Tata Toyo helped in saving assembly time and reduction of sub-processes at the OE’s end, besides offering a huge value addition.

Lighting System (Tata Visteon Automotive):
The fully integrated Petal Shaped Head Lamp from Tata Visteon enhances the style and aesthetics of the Manza. The three barrelled H7 lamps are fitted with lamp levelling motor offering longer life and easy serviceability. The module includes Hi-beam, Lo-beam lamps, position lamp and turn indicator.

Wiring Harness (Tata Yazaki Autocomp):
The Manza sports a modular fuse box and wiring harness system. This unique design developed by Tata Yazaki Autocomp helps reduce the number of circuits. With smaller harnesses fitted with end to end connectors, it increases the serviceability of the system.

Seating Systems (Tata Johnson Controls Automotive):
The seating system offered by Tata Johnson Controls accentuates style, luxury, comfort and safety of the occupants of the car. With adjustable height on driver seat, adjustable head rest and lumbar support the seat is designed to offer maximum comfort to the driver. All fabric upholstery accentuates the style of the car and complements the interiors as well as offers better comfort and sweat absorption to the occupants. The rear seats come with ergonomically designed with best in class torso angle. It also has a central arm rest which has a built-in cup holder. All the passenger seats come with under seat storage drawers and magazine holders.

Interior and Exterior Plastic Parts (Tata AutoComp – IPD):
The Manza sports well-designed interiors which are far superior in fit and finish. The duo-tone dash with complementing trims accentuates the style of the car. The cockpit houses adjustable air vents, and controls giving it a very stylized look. The glove compartment is spacious and the interior door trims are well designed keeping the passenger comfort in mind housing a magazine rack. The exterior trims accentuate the style of the car with body coloured bumpers and grille giving the car a luxurious look.

Tata AutoComp and its various units have supplied various other functional components too. The overall effort has been on enhancing the styling of the visible components while enhancing the functionality and serviceability of each component. There has also been a considerable effort on enhancing the value-add by offering integrated systems.

About Tata AutoComp Systems Limited:
Tata AutoComp Systems Limited (Tata AutoComp), promoted by the Tata Group, provides products and services to the Indian and Global automotive OEM’s as well as Tier 1 suppliers. Its clients include Ashok Leyland, BMW, Fiat, Force Motors, Ford Motors India, General Motors India, Honda, John Deer, Mahindra & Mahindra, Mahindra-Navistar, Man, Mercedes-Benz, Nissan, Piaggio, Renault, Tata Motors, Toyota Kirloskar Motors Limited, Volkswagen and Volvo-Eicher. Tata AutoComp has own capabilities in Automotive Interior & Exterior Plastics, PV Suspension Systems, Engineering and Vehicle Tracking Systems. Tata AutoComp has 13 joint ventures in partnership with leading companies from the Global Auto Component Industry and has manufacturing facilities spread across India and China.

With over 30 manufacturing facilities and 5 engineering centres, Tata AutoComp is rapidly growing its business. For more information, please visit

For Further information, please contact:

Asha Bajpai/ Ayesha Silveira/ Sudatta Banerjee
Vaishnavi Corporate Communications
Mob: 9820783566/ 9870133378 / 9860122417
Mr. Shvetal Diwanji
General Manager Corporate Communications
Tata AutoComp Systems Limited
Ph: +91-20-66085119
Mob: +91- 960440026
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