Hero MotoCorp to reduce prices up to Rs 4,500 post P. Chidambaram Budget sop

Written by PTI | Chennai | Updated: Feb 20 2014, 00:12am hrs
Hero MotocorpWe have decided to pass on the entire benefit of the excise duty cut to our customers, said Hero Motocorp. PTI
Country's largest two-wheeler maker Hero MotoCorp has decided to cut prices up to five per cent to pass on the benefit of excise duty cut announced by Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram in his interim Budget.

"We have decided to pass on the entire benefit of the excise duty cut to our customers. We have spread out the price cut across our product portfolio ranging from two per cent up to five per cent with maximum reduction being Rs 4,500," Hero MotoCorp Ltd said in a statement.

Chidambaram announced a reduction in excise duty on small cars, medium cars and motorcycles from 12 per cent to eight per cent.