Honda Cars India Ltd (HCIL) reports monthly domestic sales of 15,709 units in July 2014 over 11,223 units in July 2013 to register 40% sales growth.
Launched in April 2013, Honda’s compact sedan for India, Amaze is expected to cross 1 lakh unit sales this week. This is a huge milestone for them as none of their cars have touched the milestone 1 lakh figure in such a short period of 15 months.
Honda Cars India Limited has plans afoot to export their new multi utility vehicle, Mobilio to South Africa. No exact dates of export have been announced as the company is currently seeking approvals for export, while at the same time concentrating on domestic markets where the Mobilio has already received over 9,000 bookings.
Launched on 23rd of June 2014, within 7 days of launch, Honda has amassed a total of 8,800 bookings for their Mobilio MPV. Launched at a base price of INR 6.49 lakhs for the petrol variant and at INR 7.89 lakhs for its diesel counterpart, Mobilio competes with Maruti Ertiga and Toyota Innova in the segment.
Breaking away from their traditional niche or premium segment, Honda India now aims at the mass market with the launch of two new cars in the entry level hatchback and SUV segment. On cards are sub Brio sized hatchback and a Ford EcoSport competitor, launch of which are not very far as development has already commenced.
Tragedy struck three south Delhi businessmen who were found dead in a 2006 model Honda City at RK Puram on Monday night. These businessmen decided to conduct some business discussions over a period of four hours in a parked car and turned on the AC for comfort only to be poisoned by carbon monoxide.
Recently launched Honda Mobilio RS is the first Honda car in India to come with factory fitted body kits. Now, as we already know that delivery of Mobilio RS are going to begin not before September, it seems that Honda Car India is gauging customer response of new RS kits, by offering the same with their City sedan, this year’s most successful car.
Honda Mobilio MPV finally launched and booking is already rocketing. Mobilio is loaded with style that attracts large variety of buyers, possibly even the ones who may not go out to look for an MPV.