Hero Centre, new plant and bikes, and India investment by Hero MotoCorp

India’s leading two wheel manufacturers, Hero MotoCorp have announced a new state of the art Research and Development Center in Rajasthan. To be spread over an area of 250 acres in Kukas in Jaipur, the largest two wheeler R&D Center in the country will be built at an initial investment of INR 450 crores. It will be ready for operations by the first quarter of 2015.

Hero_MotoCorp_India (3)This R&D Center will employ over 600 engineers who will be working on Hero MotoCorp’s future product lineup as the company plans on expanding their global footprint. Besides the upcoming R&D Center which will play a key role in future development of next generation two wheelers both for customers in India and across the globe, the company will also be spreading its manufacturing base to over 20 locations across continents by 2020.

Hero MotoCorp has over 400 engineers employed at their R&D Centers in Gurgaon and Dharuhera plants in Haryana and will be launching more than a dozen models of motorcycles and scooters between September and March 2014. Besides the R&D Center in Rajasthan, the company will be investing further in two more projects in Rajasthan. A manufacturing plant and global parts center at Neemrana will both be operational by first quarter of 2014 and will provide direct employment to around 3,000 persons.

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