Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India cumulative sales for May 2014 stand at 355,726 units. When compared with 229,143 units sold in May 2013, this equates to 55% overall sales increase YoY. Increase in the motorcycle segment stands at 76% and for scooters this number is 42%.
Yamaha YZF R25 was launched in Indonesia on 20th May 2014 and created an online portal for fans to pre-book their rides. Yamaha recorded over 2,800 booking orders inÂ 25 hours, exceeding the anticipation of Yamaha Indonesia Motor Manufacturing (YIMM).
Hero MotoCorp has silently started distributing their two new motorcycles, Karizma R and Karizma ZMR to their dealers across major Indian cities. We can now confirm that both, Hero Karizma R and Karizma ZMR have arrived at certain Hero dealerships in Pune, where they are priced at Rs 79,884 and Rs 99,478 respectively (ex-showroom prices).
The new TVS Apache RTR 180 Matte Black has been introduced and features in a new TVC celebrating the spirit of X Men: Days of Future Past. This new dark themed motorcycle is seen in an all Matte Black with grey graphics and is priced at INR 71,770 â€“ ex showroom Mumbai.
With Ministry of Roads & Transport confirming that quadricycles could start plying on Indian roads by October 2014, Bajaj Auto is losing no time and eagerly testing the Bajaj R60. A left hand drive variant of the R60, meant for exports is also being tested which could make its way to Asian markets such as Sri Lanka besides Latin America and Africa.
Demand for Royal Enfield motorcycles refuse to slow down, even in a market condition like today. In spite of growing 85% as compared to last year Q1, Royal Enfield still sees waiting periods of 6 months to 1 year, and for the first time, the Eicher owned Chennai based company is seeing waiting periods from abroad markets as well!
Mahindra Two Wheelers Ltd. (MTWL) sales stood at 16824 units during May 2014. MTWL domestic sales stood at 15878 units during May 2014 as against 6858 units during May 2013, equating to 131% sales growth.
Bhutan rightfully measures ‘Gross National Happiness’ being the happiest nation of Asia and among the happiest in the world. The happy nation played host to the first ever group of Harley-Davidson riders from India. Hosted by Bengal Chapter of Harley-Davidson, the first ever official international ride took place between 24th â€“ 29th May 2014.