Honda to be new Hero in India: Step closer to beating former partner Hero with 35 million production

Honda 2Wheelers India started its operations in the country back in the year 2001. The latest milestone makes HMSI the only two-wheeler brand in India to cross the 35-million-unit mark in last 17 years. That said, the company claims that a new customer is joining the Honda family every 5 seconds.

By: | Updated: February 27, 2018 4:56 PM

Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. has just announced that it has crossed the production milestone of 35 million two-wheelers. The company has achieved this feat through its four production facilities located in different parts of the country. The said milestone makes HMSI the only two-wheeler brand in India to cross the 35-million-unit mark in last 17 years. Honda 2Wheelers India started its operations in the country back in the year 2001. The company first achieved the 10 million production mark after 11 years of its operations in the year 2012. The company says that a new customer is joining the Honda family every 5 seconds. At the recently concluded Auto Expo 2018, the company showcased a wide range of two-wheelers out of which most of them were updates to the company existing range. The company had unveiled the new 160cc X-Blade motorcycle and its best selling product Honda Activa 5G received an impressive makeover.

Commenting on the roll out of 35th million two-wheeler, Minoru Kato, President & CEO, Honda 2Wheelers India said, “Thanks to great support from customers in both India and 68 countries across the world, Honda 2Wheelers India is celebrating our 35 millionth two-wheeler landmark today. Taking forward this love and trust, we at Honda are committed to provide quality products and experiences that make customers’ lives more enjoyable.”

Speaking on the occasion, Yadvinder Singh Guleria, Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. said, “Since the very start in 2001, Honda 2Wheelers India has led with its challenging spirit. Our first model, a scooter (Activa) activated the slowing scooter market with its advanced features and fresh design and is now leading India’s scooterization as No. 1 selling two-wheeler of India. Delighting 35 million customers with 24 products Honda 2wheelers is now reaching closer to them through a network of over 5,700 authorised touch-points. India’s Love for Honda’s 2wheelers is Growing and we are set to meet the future expectations of our customers.”

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