BAJAJ AUTO - one of the 26 companies included in the group "Bajaj Group» , founded in 1926 by entrepreneur Bajaj. His interests extended to metallurgy, food industry. In 1945, as part of the group was established trading company "Bahrai Trading" which was engaged in the import of motorcycles from Europe. In the late 50s the Indian government has acquired the rights to manufacture the Italian scooter "Vespa» and "Lambretta» and in 1959 transferred the license to manufacture "Vespa" Company "Bahrai" transformed into "Bajaj Auto." After a year in India began production of 150-cubic scooter "Bajaj" in Italian Renaissance style. This machine is a modernized form (with a two-stroke engine capacity of 125 and 150 cm3) produced so far and enjoys great popularity in India. Since 1971, made a three-wheeled scooter cargo, and in 1977 there was a three-wheeled auto-rickshaw with rear power unit.
In the early 80-ies of the production program of the company skuteretty enriched with 50 cc and 80 cc two-stroke engines. In 1986, the company signed an agreement with the Japanese concern "Kawasaki» and its technical documentation began manufacturing light motorcycle - first with a two-stroke, and later with four-stroke engines in working volume of 100 and 125 cm3.
In the 90's range of products Bajaj continued to expand rapidly: in 1990 produced lightweight scooters «Sunny» modeled on the "Benelli 550» (two-stroke engines in working volume of 50 and 60 cm 3), 1996 - "Rave» with a two-stroke engine cylinder capacity of 50 and 75 cm3. Since 1998, the series went lighter scooters "Spirit» (Bajaj Spirit), which became the development of a series of "Sunny", and a new 150-cc four-stroke engine in the chassis "Vespa" - model "Legends» (Bajaj Legend). In early 2000, at an exhibition in Bombay the company introduced a wide range of promising motorcycles and scooters with engine cylinder capacity of 100 to 250 cm3.