Shares of Bosch (up 3.1 per cent), Exide Industries (up 1.87 per cent), Mahindra & Mahindra (up 0.6 per cent), Ashok Leyland (up 0.48 per cent) and TVS Motor Company (up 0.42 per cent) were among the top gainers.
While Escorts (down 1.23 per cent), Tata Motors (down 0.82 per cent), Motherson Sumi Systems (down 0.41 per cent), Bajaj Auto (down 0.37 per cent) and Balkrishna Industries (down 0.32 per cent) were the top losers in the index.
The S&P BSE Auto index was trading 0.1 per cent up at 23438.15 around 01:03PM.
Benchmark NSE Nifty50 index was up 112.65 points at 14820.45, while the BSE Sensex was up 283.56 points at 50034.97.
Among the 50 stocks in the Nifty index, 25 were trading in the green, while 24 were in the red.
Shares of Vodafone Idea, Bosch, YES Bank, Central Bank Ind and IOB were among the most traded shares on the NSE.
Shares of Hind Copper, Redington, Rain Industries , IIFL Finance and Zensar Tech hit their fresh 52 week high in today’s trade, while Chandrima Mercantiles, Sanwaria Consumer, Interactive Financial Services, Ontic Finserve, Kaiser Corporation, Integra Capital Management, Misquita Engineering, Mega Nirman & Industries, Coral Newsprints and Worldwide Aluminium hit fresh 52 week low in trade.