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Maruti, Tata Motors win consumer confidence in TNS survey news
18 December 2006

Mumbai: Maruti Udyog has been rated the most trusted passenger car company of the country while Tata Motors emerged the most trusted Indian company in the commercial vehicle space.

In a study conducted by global research firm TNS, Maruti was followed by Mahindra & Mahindra and Hyundai India in the consumer ranking of car companies.

Hero Honda topped the charts in the TNS ranking of the two-wheeler segment.

Both Maruti and Hero Honda are seen as creating jobs and improving lives. They were also commended for product safety.

The study named MRF as the most trusted company in tyres business and Bharat Petroleum in fuel oils.

MRF, the TNS survey said, produced quality products with emphasis on consumer safety while Bharat Petroleum has rooted business on more ethical grounds. Tata Motors is appreciated for creating a sustainable future, TNS said.

Toyota is the global leader with highest ratings for manufacturing safe products, promoting road safety and using innovation and technology to sustain the environment with BMW coming second best and Honda third.

The rankings are based on a global corporate social responsibility, TNS said. The study is based on public perceptions of automotive industry with regard to corporate ethics, social responsibility, environmental policies and philanthropic activities.

The study covering the passenger car, commercial vehicle, tire, and oil sectors, surveyed 18,000 consumers from 18 countries.

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Maruti, Tata Motors win consumer confidence in TNS survey