CCI approved Mahindra, Ford Motor Joint Venture

Published on February 12, 2020
Current context: The Competition Commission of India (CCI) approved the formation of a joint venture between Mahindra & Mahindra and Ford Motor on 10th Feb 2020.
CCI approved Mahindra, Ford Motor Joint Venture 
  • The combination envisaged the formation of Ardour Automotive Private Limited, a joint venture between Mahindra and Mahindra Limited (M&M) and Ford Motor Company (FMC).
  • The CCI approved the venture with the transfer of the automotive business (except powertrain business at Sanand) of Ford India Private Limited (FIPL) to the joint venture.
  • FMC is an American automobile company with operations in various countries across the world. FIPL is indirect wholly owned subsidiary of FMC.
  • In October 2019, Mahindra & Mahindra and Ford Motor Company had signed a definitive agreement to create a joint venture in India valued at $275 million (Rs 1,925 crore).
  • Mahindra will hold 51% controlling stake in the Joint Venture while Ford will have the remaining stake of 49%.

Question: 

Q.1 The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has recently approved the formation of a joint venture between Mahindra & Mahindra Limited and __________?
a. Honda Motor Co Ltd. Company
b. Bajaj Auto Limited
c. Ford Motor Company
d. Maruti Suzuki

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