Force Motors has signed a Licence Agreement, with Daimler. Daimler has licensed its technology to Force for a Multiple Purpose Vehicle (MPV). Daimler earlier had licensed to Force technology for the 2.2 litre common rail engine which Force uses in the Traveller range of vehicles. Daimler AG and Force Motors Limited have had continuous business relationship spanning four decades. Earlier Daimler AG were shareholders in Force, and had licensed to Force (then Bajaj Tempo Limited) the Traveller range of light commercial vehicles, and the famous OM 616 engine. Since 2001, Daimler no longer holds shares in Force.
Force is the contract manufacturer to assemble engines and axles, for the requirement of Mercedes-Benz India producing a wide range of the Premium Mercedes-Benz passenger cars in India.