Indian Auto Industry was shocked and stunned by the untimely demise of Mr Vikram Kirloskar, India’s most well-known industrialist and Vice Chairman of Toyota Kirloskar Motor. Mr Vikram Kirloskar died at the age 64 after developing health complications on 29th November 2022 at Manipal Hospital, Hebbal, Bengaluru. Engineer by himself, Mr Vikram carried the message of Sustainability in the auto industry. Very recently, 25 November 2022, Mr Kirloskar made a stage presence during the unveiling of new Toyota Innova HyCross MPV for Indian market in Mumbai
Press Statement from Toyota Kirloskar Motor:
We are extremely saddened to inform the untimely demise of Mr. Vikram S. Kirloskar, Vice Chairman, Toyota Kirloskar Motor on 29th November 2022. At this time of grief, we request everyone to pray that his soul rests in peace. We extend our deepest sympathies to his family and friends. Last respect can be paid at Hebbal Crematorium, Bengaluru, on 30th November 2022 at 1pm.
Established in October 1997 (start of production: December 1999), plants located at Bidadi of Karnataka, Toyota Kirloskar Motor Private Limited is a joint venture between Toyota Motor Corporation: 89% and Kirloskar Systems Limited (Mr. Vikram S. Kirloskar): 11% and employs approximately 6000 people.
We at GaadiKey pay our heartfelt condolences on the sad & untimely demise of one of the stalwarts of India’s automotive industry, Vice Chairperson of Toyota Kirloskar Motor, Mr Vikram Kirloskar.
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