Hero Splendor, which for years had been the highest selling two wheeler in terms of monthly sales, has seen Honda Activa rob it of its title once again. The first time Honda Activa sales surpassed that of Hero Splendor was in September 2013, while this happened again in March 2014. Now once again in July 2014, Honda Activa has reported outselling Hero Splendor.
General Motors India in improving its environmental performance has commissioned a new biogas facility at its Halol manufacturing plant, Gujarat.
As Jaguar Land Rover celebrates its 5th anniversary in India, JLR has announced 3 year service plans on some of its cars here. these past 5 years has been instrumental for JLR to create brand prominence here.
Restructuring of business operations saw Yamaha Motor Co of Japan restart Yamaha Motor India Pvt Ltd as the companyâ€™s regional control company in-charge of operations in India. This company would act as the regional headquarter of Yamaha Motors besides the corporate control body for all operations for Yamaha Motors.
Honda Amaze compact sedan from Honda Cars India Ltd. (HCIL) was launched on 11th April 2013 at starting price of Rs. 4.99 lakhs for petrol and Rs. 5.99 lakhs for diesel variants. In first three weeks of launch, Honda Amaze saw about 22,000 bookings and now in 16 months, sales have crossed 1 lakh units milestone.
Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India has sold 10 lakh units of itâ€™s Dream Series mass motorcycles. Dream Series emerges as preferred choice for a million in about 26 months. Hondaâ€™s 100-110cc segment presence is its fastest here having improved by 400% (2%-8%).
Royal Enfield has named Rod Copes as President, North America. He will be responsible for driving Royal Enfieldâ€™s businesses in top export markets, United States and Canada.
Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) reports 13,847 units sold in July 2014. Compared to 14,470 units sold in July 2013, equating to 4% sales decline. Toyota exported 1,926 units of Etios series from India in July.