Austin was founded in the year 1938 and today is one of the pioneer companies in the Automobile business not only in Kolkata but also in India. Austin was the agent for British Leyland UK for their Austin range of cars. The Company was a premier selling house and the number of Austin Cars on the roads of India found till today testify the company’s selling position and popularity of Austin Vehicles. Apart from cars Austin also handled the distribution of light Commercial Vehicles manufactured by their UK Principles and a host of other products including two wheelers of reputed companies. Late R.P. Patodia was the first to introduce HM Ambassador Cars in Kolkata and the keys of the first car was handed over to Late Dr. B.C. Roy – C.M. of West Bengal.
Once the Govt. of India stopped imports of vehicles the company quickly identified a number of new Indian products under the able ownership of our founder and stepped in the market once again with fanfare. Austin was associated with the introduction of Indian Two wheelers in the market at that time and helped to set up an unbeatable marketing chain in the Eastern region distributing Royal Enfield Motorcycles.
Austin today handles a host of products like Hyundai, Fiat, Honda Motorcycle & Scooters and Royal Enfield. We continued adding new products to our existing portfolio. We are one of the largest automobiles dealers in Eastern India and have received acclaim from far and wide, and continued to maintain and improve the market share and strength by adding new dealerships.