VST Tillers Tractors Ltd. was established in 1967 by the VST Group of companies, a well-known century-old business house in South India. The founder of the group was Sri. V.S. Thiruvengadaswamy Mudaliar who started with humble beginnings under the VST & Sons banner in the year 1911. The group built its reputation through retailing of petroleum products and distribution of Automobiles in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. VST Tillers Tractors Ltd. was promoted by VST Motors as a joint venture with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd, Japan.
VST is India's No. 1 brand in Power Tiller (walking Tractor), introduced over five decades ago. A pioneer in 4WD compact tractors, introduced in 1982, it has now expanded its presence under the brand "VST" with a range of compact and agricultural tractors from 17 HP to 50 HP range. Tractors are also being marketed under the "FIELDTRAC" brand in various markets of the European Union, meeting the latest EU standards.
The company has a state-of-the-art plant at Malur and Hosur, near Bangalore in India, and at Mysore for precision components. The products are backed by a contemporary testing and R&D facility, meeting stringent global standards.
With an eye on global opportunities, the company has expanded its presence in more than 40 countries over a decade and expending its footprints by supplying the Drive train platform to Global leaders under EV solutions section.