• Achievements
  • Awards
2009
Bajaj XCD 135 DTS-Si launched
2008
Bajaj Platina 125 DTS-Si launched
Bajaj XCD 125 DTS-Si is largest selling 125cc motorcycle
Bajaj Discover 135 DTS-i Upgrade Launched.
Bajaj Pulsar 220 bags IMOTY award
2007
RE GDi autorickshaw launched
Bajaj XCD 125 DTS-Si launched
DTS-Si engine launched
Revamping of Organisational structure
Bajaj Pulsar 220 DTS-Fi launched
New Bajaj Auto Plant at Pantnagar, Uttarakhand
200 cc Pulsar DTS-i launched
Bajaj Kristal DTS-i launched
2005
Bajaj Discover launched
Bajaj Avenger DTS-i launched
Bajaj Wave DTS-i launched
2004
Bajaj Discover DTS-i launched
New Bajaj Chetak 4 stroke with Wonder Gear launched
Bajaj unveils new brand identity, dons new symbol, logo and brandline
2003
Bajaj Pulsar DTS-i is launched, 107,115 Motorcycles sold in a month.
Bajaj Wind 125,The World Bike, is launched in India.
Bajaj Auto launched its Caliber115 "Hoodibabaa!" in the executive motorcycle segment.
2001
Bajaj Auto launches its latest offering in the premium bike segment 'Pulsar'.
The Eliminator is launched.
2000
The Bajaj Saffire is introduced.
1999
Caliber motorcycle notches up 100,000 sales in record time of 12 months.
1998
Production commences at Chakan plant.
Kawasaki Bajaj Caliber rolls out of Waluj.
Legend, India's first four-stroke scooter rolls out of Akurdi.
Spirit launched.
1997
The Kawasaki Bajaj Boxer and the RE diesel Autorickshaw are introduced.
1995
Bajaj Auto is 50. Agreements signed with Kubota of Japan for the development of diesel engines for three-wheelers and with Tokyo R&D for ungeared Scooter and moped development. The Bajaj Super Excel is introduced while Bajaj celebrates its ten millionth vehicle. One million vehicles were produced and sold in this financial year.
1994
The Bajaj Classic is introduced.
1991
The Kawasaki Bajaj 4S Champion is introduced.
1990
The Bajaj Sunny is introduced.
1986
The Bajaj M-80 and the Kawasaki Bajaj KB100 motorcycles are introduced. 500,000 vehicles produced and sold in a single financial year.
1985
The Waluj plant inaugurated by the erstwhile President of India, Shri Giani Zail Singh. Production commences at Waluj, Aurangabad in a record time of 16 months.
1984
Foundation stone laid for the new Plant at Waluj, Aurangabad.
1981
The Bajaj M-50 is introduced.
1977
The Rear Engine Autorickshaw is introduced. Bajaj Auto achieves production and sales of 100,000 vehicles in a single financial year.
1976
The Bajaj Super is introduced.
1975
BAL & Maharashtra Scooters Ltd. joint venture.
1972
The Bajaj Chetak is introduced.
1971
The three-wheeler goods carrier is introduced.
1970
Bajaj Auto rolls out its 100,000th vehicle.
1960
Bajaj Auto becomes a public limited company.Bhoomi Poojan of Akurdi Plant.
1959
Bajaj Auto obtains licence from the Government of India to manufacture two- and three-wheelers.
1948
Sales in India commence by importing two- and three-wheelers.
1945
Bajaj Auto comes into existence asM/s Bachhraj Trading Corporation Private Limited.

  • Winners in the Auto Two Wheelers category by the International Advertising Association as part of the IndIAA Awards (2019) – Advertising campaign ‘Bajaj Auto - The World's Favourite Indian’
  • ‘First-In-The-Industry’ status of having all its manufacturing plants certified for 'Special Award for TPM Achievement' by Japan Institute for Plant Maintenance (JIPM) (2019)
  • Car and Bike Awards in Two-Wheeler Category Manufacturer of the Year (2019) – Bajaj Auto
  • Car and Bike NDTV Awards Two-Wheeler Manufacturer of the Year (2018) – Bajaj Auto
  • Car and Bike NDTV Awards Two Wheeler of the Year Award (2018) – Bajaj Dominar
  • Car and Bike NDTV Awards Premium Motorcycle of the Year Award (2018) – Bajaj Dominar
  • Car and Bike NDTV Awards Viewers' Choice Two-Wheeler of the Year (2018) – Bajaj Dominar
  • Car and Bike NDTV Awards Creative Television Commercial of the Year (2018) – Bajaj Platina Jhatka Mana Hai
  • National Energy Management Trophy for 'Excellent Energy Efficient Unit' by CII (2017) – BAL Waluj Plant

Pulsar RS 200 bags 14 product awards + 1 for its TVC from Automedia fraternity

Publication/TV ChannelAwards for BAL
Autocar/ Times NowRS 200- Reader's Choice bike of the year
BBC TopGearRS 200- Reader's Choice bike of the year
Bike IndiaAS 150- Bike of the year upto 160 cc
RS 200- Bike of the year upto 200 cc
CNBC, OverdriveRS 200- Viewer's choice bike of the year
NDTVCT 100- Creative television commercial of the year
RS 200- Viewer's Choice Award
RS 200- Two wheeler of the year(Jury)
RS 200- Motorcycle of the year upto 250CC
ZigwheelsRS 200- Bike of the year
RS 200- Executive bike of the year
Indian Motorcycle of the Year (IMOTY)RS 200- Bike of the year
RS 200- Executive bike of the year

Pulsar RS 200 bags 14 product awards + 1 for its TVC from Automedia fraternity

CategoryAwarded ToAward Details
CorporateBajaj AutoForbes - Bajaj Auto ranks 96th in top 100 Wolds Most Innovative Companies 2014
Bajaj AutoBrandZ - Bajaj Auto ranks 5th in top 50 most valuable Indian brands 2014
Individual - EmployeeUttam Ramchandra AsabeThe Government of India - The Prime Minister Shram Awards 2013

Pulsar RS 200 bags 14 product awards + 1 for its TVC from Automedia fraternity

CategoryAwarded ToAward Details
Product And TechnologyKTM Duke 3902012 ET ZigWheels Automotive Technology of the Year
KTM Duke 390NDTV Car & Bike - Motorcycle of the year upto 500cc
KTM Duke 390NDTV Car & Bike - Motorcycle of the year
KTM Duke 390People's Choice Bike of the Year - CNBC TV18 Overdrive Awards
KTM Duke 390Bike of the Year - BBC Topgear Awards
KTM Duke 390Bike of the Year - Bloomberg UTV Autocar India Awards
KTM Duke 390Bike of the Year - Bike India Awards 2014
KTM Duke 390Motorcycle upto 400cc - Bike India Awards 2014
KTM Duke 390Bike of the Year - ET Zigwheels Awards
Discover 100MMotorcycle upto 110cc - Bike India Awards 2014
Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10RImport Bike of the Year - CNBC TV18 Overdrive Awards
Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10RPerfromance Bike of the Year - ET Zigwheels Awards
Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10RImport Bike of the Year - Bloomberg UTV Autocar India Awards
Bajaj REHall of Fame - CNBC TV18 Overdrive Awards
IndividualRajiv BajajCNN-IBN Indian of the Year Award (IOTY)
Rahul BajajRotary Life Time Achievement Award in Leadership Excellence
Rajiv BajajNDTV Profit Indian of the year award - Business Leader of the year

Pulsar RS 200 bags 14 product awards + 1 for its TVC from Automedia fraternity

CategoryAwarded ToAward Details
Product And TechnologyPulsar 150Frost & Sullivan's 2012 Voice of Customer Choice Award
Triple Spark2012 ET ZigWheels Automotive Technology of the Year
Pulsar 200 NSNDTV Car & Bike Two wheeler of the Year
Pulsar 200 NSNDTV Car & Bike Motorcycle of the year upto 250cc
Pulsar 200 NSNDTV Car & Bike Automotive Design of the Year
Pulsar 200 NSBBC Topgear Readers Choice Bike of the Year
Pulsar 200 NS2012 Vicky.in People's Choice "Bike Of The Year"
Pulsar 200 NSET ZigWheels 2012 -Enhusiast motorcycle 180cc-250cc
Pulsar 200 NS'CII Design Excellence Award'
Pulsar 200 NSBike India Awards "Bike of the year"
Pulsar 200 NSBike India Awards "Motorcyle of the year 125-200cc"
Pulsar 200 NS2012 ET ZigWheels Bike of the Year
Pulsar 200 NS2012 ET ZigWheels Viewers Choice Bike of the Year
Discover 125ST2012 ET Zigwheels - 110cc to 125cc Motorcyle of the Year
Kawasaki Ninja 650Autocar Awards 2013 Premium Bike of the Year
KTM Duke 200Autocar Awards 2013 Bike of the Year
KTM Duke 200BBC Topgear Motorcycle of the Year
KTM 200 DukeCNBC – TV18 OVERDRIVE Award - Bike of the Year.
KTM 200 DukeCNBC – TV18 OVERDRIVE Award – Mid-displacement Bike of the Year.
KTM 200 DukeCNBC – TV18 OVERDRIVE Award – Viewers Choice Bike of the Year.
KTM 200 DukeIMOTY Indian Motorcycle of the year
KTM 200 DukeAutoBild Bike of the year
KTM 200 DukeAutocar Awards 2013 Viewers Choice
ManufacturingComm Veh Divn-Waluj"Excellence in Operations" Manufacturing Today Awards.
Bajaj AutoVOX POPULI AWARD IMTMA-Siemens Productivity Championship Awards 2012
CorporateBajaj Auto2012 Vicky.in People's Choice "Manufacturer Of The Year"
Bajaj AutoD&B – Corporate Awards 2012 Automobile 2W
QualityMr. Rajiv Bajaj, MDQimpro Awards 2012 – Qimpro Gold Standard (Business).
CorporateBajaj AutoCNBC – TV18 OVERDRIVE Award – Auto Manufacturer of the year.
CategoryAwarded ToAward Details
CompanyBajaj AutoET Awards - Company of the Year
Bajaj Auto2012 ET NOW-Zigwheels Bike Maker of the Year
Brand And Communication AwardsBajaj AutoStar News Brand Excellence in Automotive Sector (2 Wheelers)
Bajaj AutoIndira Group Awards for Marketing Excellence - Brand Leadership Award
Product And TechnologyKawasaki NinjaPremium Bike of the Year - Autocar Awards, 2012
Bajaj Boxer2011 ET NOW-Zigwheels Power Commuter of the Year
IndividualRajiv BajajForbes Leadership Awards Best CEO-Private Sector
Rajiv BajajNDTV Profit Business Leadership Award - Young Business Leader
Rajiv BajajCNBC TV18 Outstanding Business Leader of the Year
Rajiv BajajBusiness Standard CEO of the Year
Rajiv BajajErnst And Young “Entrepreneur of the Year” Business Transformation Award
Rajiv BajajIIM Lucknow- National Leadership Award
Rajiv BajajAIMA Managing India Awards 2011 –Rajiv Bajaj Emerging Business Leader of the Year
Rajiv BajajAIAI (All India Association of Industries) Generation Next Award Automobiles
ProductAwardAward Body
Bajaj Pulsar 135 LSBike of the Year 2010BBC - TopGear
Bajaj PulsarHall of Pride AwardsCNBC - Overdrive
Bajaj Pulsar 135 LSBike of the YearBike India
Bajaj Pulsar 135 LSBike India upto 150 ccBike India
Bajaj Avenger 2202011 Mc of the year upto 250ccNDTV Car & Bike Awards
Bajaj Pulsar 135 LS"Golden Steering Wheel" for Executive MotorcycleAuto Build
Discover 150 DTS-IBest Value for Money Vehicle of the YearET ZigWheels
ProductAwardAward Body
Kawasaki NinjaBike of the YearIMOTY
Pulsar 135LSBike of the YearET NOW - ZigWheels
Discover DTS-Si100cc Bike of the YearET NOW - ZigWheels
Pulsar 135LS150cc Bike of the YearET NOW - ZigWheels
Kawasaki Ninja250cc Bike of the YearET NOW - ZigWheels
Pulsar 135LS 4-VTechnology of the YearET NOW - ZigWheels
Discover DTS-SiMost Value for Money-Bike of the YearET NOW - ZigWheels
Kawasaki NinjaMotorcycle of the Year - Bike upto 250 ccNDTV Profit - Car & Bike
Bajaj Discover DTS-SiMotorcycle of the Year - Bike upto 125 ccNDTV Profit - Car & Bike
Kawasaki NinjaTwo Wheeler of the YearNDTV Profit - Car & Bike
Bajaj Discover And PulsarBest Integrated Campaign - Two wheelersNDTV Profit - Car & Bike
Kawasaki NinjaBike of the YearCNBC - Overdrive
Bajaj DiscoverBest StoryBoard CommercialCNBC - Overdrive
Pulsar135LSBike of the Year 2010UTV Bloomberg-AutoCar
Pulsar135LSViewer's Choice of the YearUTV Bloomberg-AutoCar
Bajaj DiscoverBest TV CommercialAuto India
Kawasaki NinjaBike of the Year 2010BS Motoring
Bajaj AutoBest AdvertisingAuto India
PulsarSilver Effie for PulsarMania AdEffie
Bajaj AutoMost Trusted Brands - Auto Two WheelerBrand Equity
Bajaj AutoMost Popular Two Wheelers Amongst YouthGlobal Youth Marketing Forum 2010
Bajaj AutoChakan Plant - Super Platinum for Manufacturing ExcellenceET - Frost & Sullivan
Bajaj AutoWaluj Plant -Best-In-Class Manufacturing Leadership Award - 2WheelerStars of the Industry Group
ProductAwardDateAward Body
PrintTV
Kawasaki NinjaBike of the Year20th December 09IMOTY 
Pulsar 135LSBike of the Year7th Jan 10ZigWheelsET NOW
Discover DTS-Si100cc Bike of the Year   
Pulsar 135LS150cc Bike of the Year   
Kawasaki Ninja250cc Bike of the Year   
Pulsar 135LS 4-VTechnology of the Year   
Discover DTS-SiMost Value for Money-Bike of the Year   
Kawasaki NinjaMotorcycle of the Year - Bike upto 250 cc6th Jan 10Car & BikeNDTV Profit
Bajaj Discover DTS-SiMotorcycle of the Year - Bike upto 125 cc   
Kawasaki NinjaTwo Wheeler of the Year   
Bajaj Discover And PulsarBest Integrated Campaign - Two wheelers   
Kawasaki NinjaBike of the Year5th Jan10OverdriveCNBC
Bajaj DiscoverBest StoryBoard Commercial   
Bajaj DiscoverBest TV Commercial5th Jan10Auto India 
Kawasaki NinjaBike of the Year 2010  BS Motoring
ProductAwardAward Body
GeneralBest Two-wheeler CompanyNDTV Profit Business Leadership Awards
PulsarRanked First in 'TOP 30 AUTOMOBILE BRANDS OF INDIA'4Ps Power Brand Awards
Bajaj Auto, WalujFirst prize for category "Productivity Thru Quality"IMTMA-SIEMENS Productivity Championship Award 2007
Mr. Rajiv BajajRashtrabhusan AwardFIE (Fuel Instruments and Engineering)
Mr. Rahul BajajLakshya Business Visionary AwardNITIE
Bajaj Discover 135 DTS-iHighest customer satisfaction in Upper Executive Mc SegmentTNS Voice of Customer Awards
XCD 125 DTS-SiBike of the Year 2008CNBC-TV18 Autocar Auto Awards
XCD 125 DTS-SiAward for motorcyle upto 125cc - 2008NDTV Profit Car India and Bike India Awards
XCD 125 DTS-SiBike of the Year 2008Business Standard Motoring
Pulsar 220 DTS-FiBike of the Year 2008Overdrive
Pulsar 220 DTS-FiBike of the Year 2008NDTV Profit Car India and Bike India Awards
Rural FinancingCustomer Responsive Business PracticeAvaya Global Connect-Economic Times
HRHR Initiative of the YearAutomonitor
GeneralBike Manufacturer of the Year 2007Automonitor
Pulsar 220 DTS-FiIMOTY Award-Indian Motorcycle of the YearAll Auto Mags-Overdrive, AutoCar, BS, Bike Top Gear
ProductAwardAward Body
Chakan PlantSuper Platinum Award for Manufacturing ExcellenceFrost and Sullivan
Chakan & Waluj PlantsAudit Passed for TPM Excellence Award Category ITPM
GeneralBikemaker of the YearOverdrive Awards 07
Pulsar DTS-FiBike of the yearCNBC-TV18 Autocar Auto Awards
Platina100cc Bike of the YearNDTV Profit Bike India
GeneralBike Manufacturer of the Year 2007NDTV Profit Bike India
ProductAwardAward Body
Mr. Rajiv BajajMan of the year 2005Autocar Professional
Mr. Rajiv BajajMan of the year 2005Bike India
Bajaj CT 100Motorcycle Total Customer Satisfaction Study 2005TNS Automotive
Bajaj Discover DTS-iIndigenous design of the year 2005OVERDRIVE
Bajaj Discover DTS-iBike of the year 2005OVERDRIVE
GeneralThe Most Customer Responsive Company - AutomobilesAvaya Global Connect-Economic Times
ProductAwardAward Body
Bajaj Pulsar DTSiTNS Automotive Total Customer Satisfaction in Premium SegmentNFO Automotive
Bajaj Discover DTS-iBike of the YearOVERDRIVE
Bajaj Discover DTS-iIndigenous Design of the YearOVERDRIVE
ProductAwardAward Body
Bajaj Wind 125Bike of the Year 2004Business Standard Motoring
Bajaj Wind 125Two Wheeler of the Year 2004CNBC AUTOCAR AUTOAWARDS 2004
Bajaj Pulsar DTS-iBike of the Year 2004ICICI Bank OVERDRIVE Awards 2004
DTS-i TechnologyAuto Tech of the Year 2004ICICI Bank OVERDRIVE Awards 2004
Bajaj AutoBike Maker of the Year 2004ICICI Bank OVERDRIVE Awards 2004
GeneralThe Most Customer Responsive Company - AutomobilesEconomic Times
ProductAwardAward Body
Bajaj PulsarBike of the Year 2003ICICI Bank OVERDRIVE Awards 2003
Bajaj PulsarMotorcycle Total Customer Satisfaction Study 2003NFO Automotive
Bajaj Boxer AT KTECBBC World Wheels Award for Best Two Wheeler under
Rs 30,000
BBC World Wheels
Bajaj Pulsar 150 DTS-iBBC World Wheels Award for Best Two Wheeler between
Rs 45,000 to Rs 55,000
BBC World Wheels
Bajaj Pulsar 180 DTS-iBBC World Wheels Award for Best Two Wheeler between Rs 55,000 to Rs 70,000BBC World Wheels
Bajaj Pulsar 180 DTS-iBBC World Wheels Viewers Choice Two Wheeler of the
Year 2003
BBC World Wheels
ProductAwardAward Body
Bajaj EliminatorMost Exciting Bike of the Year 2001OVERDRIVE
Bajaj EliminatorBike of the Year 2002OVERDRIVE
Bajaj PulsarMost Exciting Bike of the Year 2002OVERDRIVE
Bajaj PulsarBike of the Year 2002Business Standard Motoring
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