Premier Ltd. (formerly The Premier Automobiles Limited) is a vehicle manufacturer based in Mumbai, India. The company belongs to the Walchand
The company was founded in 1941 and negotiated with Chrysler Corporation (Manuals page) for the licensed production of
the Plymouth car and Dodge (Manuals pages) trucks
sold under the Dodge, Plymouth, DeSoto (PDF Manuals) and Fargo
brands since 1949. In the early years, quality was considered good by both Chrysler and the Indian Defense Ministry.
In October 1947, Premier produced the first Indian trucks and cars.