Shares of Mahindra & Mahindra (up 5.0 per cent), Tata Motors (up 3.27 per cent), TVS Motor Company (up 3.01 per cent), Bajaj Auto (up 2.95 per cent) and Motherson Sumi Systems (up 2.15 per cent) were among the top gainers.
While Balkrishna Industries (down 1.09 per cent), Amara Raja Batteries (down 0.35 per cent) and Bosch (down 0.04 per cent) were the top losers in the index.
The Nifty Auto index was trading 1.93 per cent up at 8188.55 around 12:54PM.
Benchmark NSE Nifty50 index was up 56.40 points at 11578.2, while the BSE Sensex was up 186.31 points at 39230.66.
Among the 50 stocks in the Nifty index, 31 were trading in the green, while 18 were in the red.
Shares of Vodafone Idea, YES Bank, Tata Motors, Ashok Leyland and ITC were among the most traded shares on the NSE.
Shares of Radico Khaitan, Vinati Organics, Strides Shasun , RIL (PP) and Hexaware hit their fresh 52 week high in today’s trade, while CKP Leisure Ltd., SKIL Infrastructure Ltd., Kuantum Papers Ltd., Twentyfirst Century Management Services Ltd., Mangalam Global Enterprise Ltd. and Blue Chip India Ltd. hit fresh 52 week low in trade.