Today, Pune has a diverse industrial population. It is one of India's most important automotive hubs, with some domestic and international auto giants manufacturing, including Daimler Benz, Volkswagen, Mercedes Benz, John Deere India, General Motors, Fiat, Tata Motors, Mahindra & Mahindra, Force Motors, Kinetic Motors. The Independent leading British daily to cite Pune as India's "Motor City" with several automotive component manufacturers like Saint-Gobain Sekurit, TATA Autocomp Systems Limited, Robert Bosch GmbH, ZF Friedrichshafen AG, Visteon, and Continental Corporation are located here. The city is also home to, the major Military establishments along with Indian Air Force airfield.
According to the Indo-German Chamber of Commerce, Pune has been the single largest hub for German companies for the last 60 years. Over 225 German companies have set up their businesses here.