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Hindustan Tractors
Predecessor Tractors and Bulldozers Private Ltd
Hindustan Tractors & Bulldozers Ltd
Successor Gujarat Tractors
Mahindra Gujarat Tractors Ltd
Founded 1959
Defunct 2001
Headquarters Vishwamitri, Vadodara, Gujarat, India
Industry Agriculture machinery & tractors
Parent Hindustan Motors

The company began in 1959 in Vishwamitri, Vadodara, Gujarat, India as Tractors and Bulldozers Private Ltd and imported tractors. Manufacturing of tractors began in 1963, in collaboration Motokov-Praha (Zetor) of Czechoslovakia, and was known as Hindustan Tractors & Bulldozers Ltd[1]. In 1967, it became Hindustan Tractors Ltd. The tractors were based on the Zetor tractor design and sold under the Hindustan brand. In 1967, it became Hindustan Tractors Ltd. In 1978, the Gujarat, Indian government formed Gujarat Tractors from the ailing company. In 1999, Mahindra Tractors purchased 60% of the company, and in 2001, purchased the remaining 40% of the company, renaming it Mahindra Gujarat Tractors Ltd.[2]

Tractor modelsEdit

Hindustan Tractor Models
Model Year(s) of Production Horsepower Engine Type Misc Notes Photo
Hindustan 35 36 hp (27 kW) based on Zetor
Hindustan 50 50 hp (37 kW) based on Zetor Hindustan tractor

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