Bangladesh Honda Private Limited (BHL), Honda’s motorcycle business joint venture with Bangladesh Steel & Engineering Corporation (BSEC) began sales of Honda motorcycle products in Bangladesh at the end of December 2013.
Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India (HMSI) overall sales registered 36% overall growth (YoY) with total sale at 296,144 units in Dec 2013. Scooter growth is 54% and motorcycle growth is 18%. In the domestic market, HMSI market share is 24% while Domestic+exports is 22%.
Bajaj Auto sales for the month of December 2013 stood at 297,776 units, reporting a decline by 13% as compared to December 2012 sales when they sold 343,946 units.
Suzuki Motorcycles India will launch their 250cc motorcycle, Inazuma GW250 in India on the 27th January 2014. Prior to the launch, the price has been leaked, along with first photos of the bike, which has now arrived at dealerships.
It was 2010 when Mahindra showed us the Mojo superbike. It was a big event, and why not. An Indian manufacturer was introducing an indigineously built superbike. At the event, Aamir Khan was present.
Domestic market, sales grew by 32.6%, with 461,814 units sold in 2013 against 348,346 units sold in 2012. 2013 export stood at 189,673 units as against 138,464 units exported in 2012, equating to 37% growth. Yamaha Motor India 2013 sales fillip with the launch of Ray and Ray Z proves a point or two.
Mahindra Two Wheelers (MTWL) sales growth in December 2013 stood at 252% with sales of 19,715 units. Domestic sales volume stood at 19,054 units equating to 267% growth over last year. Mahindra Centuro sales have given MTWL a new lease of life.